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Lookup NU author(s): Dr Daniel Birchall,
Dr Laura Fawcett,
Professor Janet Eyre
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We describe atypical Henoch-Schonlein purpura with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in a normotensive 11-year-old girl. Her Henoch-Schonlein purpura was atypical because she initially presented with abdominal pain and vomiting and neurologic complications, rather than with the classic rash of Henoch-Schonlein Purpura. This previously healthy child was also unusual because she manifested the radiologic and clinical features of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in the absence of hypertension induced by Henoch-Schonlein purpura. Her abnormal findings resolved with supportive therapy. We discuss the association of posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome with Henoch-Schonlein purpura in three previously reported cases. (C) 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Author(s): Dasarathi M, Birchall D, Lazaro CD, Fawcett LK, Eyre JA
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Pediatric Neurology
Print publication date: 22/12/2011
ISSN (print): 0887-8994
ISSN (electronic): 1873-5150
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