Henoch-Schonlein purpura in a chronic hemodialysis patient

Ciro Esposito, Gianluca Fasoli, Flavia Cornacchia, Annalisa Foschi, Tiziana Mazzullo, Giulia Morando, Anna Rita Plati, Antonio Dal Canton

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Abstract

We describe a patient on maintenance hemodialysis who developed purpura, abdominal pain with bloody stool, and gross hematuria. A skin biopsy revealed leukocytoclastic vasculitis with IgA deposits. This is the first report of Henoch-Schonlein purpura in a hemodialysis patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-200
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Nephrology
Volume12
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1999

Keywords

  • Hematuria
  • Hemodialysis
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Vasculitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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