What are health risks for pregnant women with a childhood history of Henoch-Schönlein purpura (IgA vasculitis)?

Updated: Jan 08, 2021
  • Author: Rajendra Bhimma, MBChB, MD, PhD, DCH (SA), FCP(Paeds)(SA), MMed(Natal); Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Pregnant women who had IgAV during childhood appear to be at increased risk for developing hypertension and proteinuria during pregnancy. [68]


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