Table 2: Frequency of therapies used in management of childhood cPAN ( ).

Medication (%)References

Corticosteroid96 (85.7)[4, 5, 714, 16, 21, 22, 2435, 3941, 4351, 53]
DMARD (azathioprine, cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, and mycophenolate mofetil)37 (33)[4, 5, 8, 1012, 15, 21, 22, 29, 30, 34, 37, 45, 4750, 53]
Penicillin33 (29.5)[7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 24, 37, 41, 42, 44, 46, 47]
ASA12 (10.7)[9, 14, 24, 29, 3133, 38, 42, 45]
NSAID12 (10.7)[4, 9, 11, 16, 24, 26, 28, 31, 32, 37, 41]
IVIG11 (9.8)[9, 11, 14, 15, 35, 36, 42, 45, 51, 53]
Biologic (infliximab, etanercept)2 (1.8)[3]
Other (colchicine, dapsone, oxpentifylline, ACTH, and platonin)12 (10.7)[8, 13, 18, 29, 53]

Used at anytime throughout disease management