allergic vasculitis

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allergic vasculitis

an inflammatory condition of the blood vessels that is induced by allergens such as iodides, penicillin, sulfonamides, and thioureas. It is characterized by itching, malaise, and a slight fever and by the presence of papules, vesicles, urticarial wheals, or small ulcers on the skin.
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Allergic vasculitis

allergic vasculitis

A form of nonthrombocytopenic purpura due to a hypersensitivity vasculitis associated with urticaria, erythema, arthritis, gastrointestinal symptoms and renal involvement.
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Henoch Schonlein purpura, also known as Immunoglobulin A vasculitis (IgAV) is a small vessel vasculitis associated with IgA deposition in the affected organs.
Henoch Schonlein purpura has a substantially benign prognosis below the age of 8 years.
Out of all 20 patients, in present study all cases histopathologically confirmed as leucocytoclastic vasculitis, 4 cases (20%) are henoch schonlein purpura [9] diagnosed by history and deposition of IgA in biopsy for DIF.
Closely associated with IgAN is Henoch Schonlein purpura (HSP), a small vessel systemic vasculitis characterized by small blood vessel deposition of IgA predominantly affecting the skin, joints, gut, and kidney.
Of the eight original articles published in this issue of the Arch Rheumatol, three pertain to research on basic (genetic) sciences in Henoch Schonlein purpura, rheumatoid arthritis, and familial Mediterranean fever.
Since the pathology involved the arterial and venous systems, the differentials considered include Behcet's disease, antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies associated vasculitis, giant cell arteritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, polyarteritis nodosa, and Henoch Schonlein Purpura.
A wide variety of dermatology conditions are addressed in this informative resource, from scabies to Henoch Schonlein purpura, and from eczema to scarring.
Peru H, Soylemezoglu O, Bakkaloglu SA, et al: Henoch Schonlein purpura in childhood: clinical analysis of 254 cases over a 3-year period.
Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is the commonest vasculitis seen in the pediatric population [1], with an incidence of 10-20 per 100, 000 children.
However, Ashley suffers from Henoch Schonlein Purpura Nephritis which means he has just 5% of a healthy 17-year-old's kidney function and has to spend every night wired up to a dialysis machine for nine hours.
An episode of Henoch Schonlein purpura usually lasts 4-6 weeks, and 50% of recurrences occur during the first 6 weeks following the onset of the disease, Dr.