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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 88-91

Hemorrhagic bullous lesions in a 4-year-old girl with Henoch-Schöenlein purpura

Department of Pediatrics, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran

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DOI: 10.4103/2319-7250.122176

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Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is an Immunoglobulin A mediated vasculitis and mainly affects skin, joints, gastrointestinal tract and kidneys. Skin lesions usually present as erythematous maculopapular, petechiae and purpura and often involve lower extremities and buttocks. Dermatological complications are rarely seen in HSP. Herein, we described a 4-year-old girl with typical skin lesions of HSP and hemorrhagic bullous lesions in her thighs.

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