Urticarial, Purpuric, and Vascular Reactions Diagnosis

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May 15, 2019

Henoch-Schönlein syndrome. The above figure is a good representation of both the purpuric elements and the edema that may appear in the Henoch-Schönlein syndrome. Rare manifestations of this disorder are pulmonary hemorrhage and central nervous system involvement with seizures and behavioral changes. Scrotal swelling and testicular torsion has also been reported.

Source: Prose NS, Kristal L. Weinberg's Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology, 5e; 2017

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Leah Carton

Editorial Coordinator , McGraw-Hill Education

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