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Immunoglobulin A vasculitis

Disease definition

Schönlein-Henoch purpura (SHP) is a systemic IgA vasculitis that affects small vessels. It is characterized by skin purpura, arthritis, and abdominal and/or renal involvement.

ORPHA:761

  • Synonym(s):
    • Anaphylactoid purpura
    • Henoch-Schönlein purpura
    • IgA vasculitis
    • Purpura rheumatica
    • Rheumatoid purpura
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: D69.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0034152  C0086922
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 8204
  • MedDRA: -

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