A Case Report on Scalp edema in a case of HSP in a young adult

  • S. Thapaliya Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • M. Nepal Om Hospital and Research Center, Chabhil, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • B. Nepal Nepal Medical College, Attarkhel, Jorpati, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • R. Pathak Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
Keywords: Henoch Schonlein Purpura, Scalp edema, Adult HSP

Abstract

Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is a systemic small vessel vasculitis which most commonly affects children. HSP is characterized by non-thrombocytopenic palpable purpura, arthritis or arthalgia, gastrointestinal and renal involvement. Scalp edema is uncommon in children over 3 years. Early recognition, especially outside of the typical age group, with appropriate management can reduce morbidity and organ damage. We present a case of a young adult with HSP who

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2019-12-31
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Thapaliya, S., Nepal, M., Nepal, B., & Pathak, R. (2019). A Case Report on Scalp edema in a case of HSP in a young adult. Journal of Advances in Internal Medicine, 8(2), 35-37. https://doi.org/10.3126/jaim.v8i2.28006
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