Henoch-Schönlein Purpura


Triad
- Acute onset Abdominal Pain
- Purpuric Rash
- Arthritis

Pathophysiology

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Testing

Differential Diagnosis

Treatment

  1. Usually self-limited dz
  2. Corticosteroids (Prednisone 1-2 mg/kg/day div BID) OR methylprednisolone

Disposition

  1. Admit if:
  2. Most pts can be discharged w/close follow-up