Which factors may impact the long-term prognosis for Henoch-Schönlein purpura (IgA vasculitis)?

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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Long-term prognosis of IgAV nephritis is determined by the development of CKD which sometimes is difficult to predict from the initial clinical and histological presentation. CKD can develop long-term even after apparent complete recovery from IgAV nephritis. [24]

 


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