What are skin manifestations of Henoch-Schönlein purpura (IgA vasculitis) in infants?

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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Subcutaneous edema is most common in infants. Urticaria, petechiae, and ear lobe necrosis are additional rare skin manifestations of AHEI. Visceral involvement is rare.


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