Purpura: Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Pictures - purpura in adults

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Henoch-Schönlein Purpura : Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center purpura in adults


Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitis mediated by IgA and characterized by the clinical triad of non-thrombocytopenic palpable purpura.

Adults with HSP are more likely to have more severe disease compared to children. Causes and Risk Factors for Henoch-Schonlein Purpura.

Henoch-Schönlein Purpura nephritis (HSPN) has been extensively studied in children but, its natural history in adults is much less known.

Treatment and Course of Henoch-Schönlein Purpura; Living with HSP is more common in children than adults, but has a tendency to be more severe when it.