Which clinical history findings are characteristic of Henoch-Schönlein purpura?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Nadia Jennifer Chiara Luca, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Answer

Clinical features common in Henoch-Schönlein purpura include the following:

  • Palpable purpuric rash (must be present)

  • Diffuse abdominal pain

  • Arthritis (acute, any joint) or arthralgia

  • Hematuria and/or proteinuria

  • Lower limb swelling may be seen


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