What is the prevalence of Henoch-Schönlein purpura (IgA vasculitis) in the US?

Updated: Oct 28, 2020
  • Author: Rajendra Bhimma, MBChB, MD, PhD, DCH (SA), FCP(Paeds)(SA), MMed(Natal); Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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In the United States, the incidence of IgAV is approximately 14-15 cases per 100,000 population in children, compared with 1-3 cases per 100,000 per year in adults. [50, 51, 52, 53]


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