Atypical presentation of Henoch-Schönlein purpura.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is the most common form of vasculitis found in the pediatric population. The most common presenting complaint for children with HSP is a purpuric rash on the lower extremities. Many other organ systems beyond the skin can be involved for children with HSP. We report a case of a 7-year-old girl with HSP who presented with status epilepticus and onset of rash 2 weeks after her initial symptoms.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mannenbach, MS; Reed, AM; Moir, C

Published Date

  • August 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 513 - 515

PubMed ID

  • 19687709

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1535-1815

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/PEC.0b013e3181b0a46f


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States