Coronary artery thickening with mucosal lesions in Henoch-Schönlein purpura

Pediatr Dermatol. May-Jun 2012;29(3):377-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01430.x. Epub 2011 Sep 9.

Abstract

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is the most common vasculitis of childhood. It is usually self-limiting and is characterized by an immune complex-mediated vasculitis associated with IgA deposition. We present an unusual case of HSP with mucosal lesions and coronary artery thickening.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Amoxicillin / therapeutic use
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
  • Child, Preschool
  • Coronary Artery Disease / diagnosis*
  • Coronary Artery Disease / diagnostic imaging
  • Coronary Artery Disease / etiology
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulins, Intravenous / therapeutic use
  • Immunologic Factors / therapeutic use
  • Male
  • Prednisone / therapeutic use
  • Purpura, Schoenlein-Henoch / diagnosis*
  • Purpura, Schoenlein-Henoch / diagnostic imaging
  • Purpura, Schoenlein-Henoch / etiology
  • Streptococcal Infections / complications
  • Streptococcal Infections / diagnosis
  • Streptococcal Infections / diagnostic imaging
  • Streptococcal Infections / drug therapy
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Ultrasonography

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Immunoglobulins, Intravenous
  • Immunologic Factors
  • Amoxicillin
  • Prednisone