Henoch-Schoenlein Purpura - HSP (IgA Vasculitis)

Your Path

  • Henoch-Schoenlein purpura - HSP (IgA Vasculitis)


  • Immune complex deposition


  • Acute abdomen pain, n, v
  • Sometimes bloody diarrhea, hematuria, renal impairment
  • Joint pain and swelling
  • Onset often preceded by upper respiratory infxn

Physical Exam Findings

  • Palapable purpura→ don't blanch when compress them, can coalesce, in partic abd, legs, buttocks
  • Sometimes blisters form
  • Joint swelling and pain