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Author Verrotti, Alberto ♦ Lasorella, Stefania ♦ Iezzi, Maria Laura ♦ Zagaroli, Luca
Source Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Content type Text
Publisher Ped Urol Case Rep
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2018-06-30
Copyright Year ©2018
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) RC870-923
Subject Keyword Acute scrotum ♦ Scrotal pain ♦ Ultrasonography ♦ Children ♦ Urology ♦ Internal medicine ♦ Medicine ♦ Diseases of the genitourinary system ♦ Specialties of internal medicine ♦ Henoch-Schönlein purpura
Abstract Henoch–Schönlein purpura (HSP), also known as immunoglobulin A (IgA) vasculitis, is a systemic vasculitis of unknown cause, mostly affecting children, in which complexes of IgA and components of complement are deposited on arterioles, capillaries, and venules. It is characterized by nonthrombocytopenic palpable purpura, abdominal pain, and arthritis. While renal involvement is well-known and frequent, scrotal involvement is uncommon and, therefore, not easy to be interpreted. Here, we report a case of a 3-year-old boy hospitalized for HSP, presenting with bilateral acute scrotum, and discuss diagnosis and treatment.
ISSN 21482969
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Review
Publisher Date 2018-07-01
e-ISSN 21482969
Journal Pediatric Urology Case Reports
Volume Number 5
Issue Number 4
Page Count 4
Starting Page 118
Ending Page 121

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