WILLIAM F. FALLS, M.D.; KENNETH L. FORD, M.D.; CHARLES T. ASHWORTH, M.D.; NORMAN W. CARTER, M.D.
FALLS WF, FORD KL, ASHWORTH CT, CARTER NW. Renal Vasculitis in a Nonfatal Case of Henoch-Schönlein Purpura. Ann Intern Med. 1966;64:1276-1280. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-6-1276
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(6):1276-1280.
Henoch-Schönlein purpura is a well-defined clinical entity characterized by a typical skin eruption, polyarthralgia, abdominal pain, occasional bleeding from the bowel, and not infrequently hematuria (1, 2). Most authors agree that evidence of nephritis, as manifested by red cells and casts in the urine sediment or
proteinuria, occurs in 40 to 60% of cases during some phase of the disease (3-11). Focal glomerulonephritis has been described repeatedly in renal biopsies from this disease (5, 10, 12-15), but vasculitis, although always present in cutaneous lesions, has been reported previously in the kidney only in autopsy material (16, 17). The present case
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
Coagulopathies, Hematology/Oncology, Rheumatology, Vasculitides.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only