Immunoglobulin A vasculitis

What is Immunoglobulin A vasculitis?

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.

Other condition names

  • Anaphylactoid purpura
  • Henoch-Schönlein purpura
  • IgA vasculitis
  • Purpura rheumatica
  • Rheumatoid purpura

Inheritance type

Not applicable

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
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