Henoch-Schönlein purpura

 

Also called IgA vasculitis, anaphylactoid purpura, pupura rheumatica, SchÖnlein-Henoch purpura. This is a disease which affects children. It is a systemic vasculitis with deposition of immune complexes containing the antibody Immunoglobulin A  (IgA), in the blood vessels. The exact cause of which is not known.

                                                       


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