Friday, May 7, 2010

Case of Young Man with Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

A 31-year-old Caucasian male is admitted to the hospital with a 10-day history lower extremities rash and hands and feet swelling. He had upper respiratory tract infection before his current symptoms started.

A biopsy of skin lesions at an outside hospital shows ..............

Purpura and edema of lower extremities

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