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Case Report

Henoch-Schonlein Purpura—A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Table 2

Diagnostic criteria of HSP (ACR and EuLAR & PReS) [8, 9].

EuLAR/PReS criteria—2006 [3]American College of Rheumatology criteria—1990 [4]

Mandatory criterion:
 (i) Palpable purpuraThree or more of the following criteria are needed:
Plus at least one of the following criteria:
 (1) Diffuse abdominal pain(1) Age 20 years or less at disease onset
 (2) IgA deposition in any biopsy(2) Palpable purpura
 (3) Arthritis/arthralgias(3) Acute abdominal pain with gastrointestinal bleeding
 (4) Renal involvement (hematuria and/or proteinuria)(4) Biopsy showing granulocytes in the walls of small  arterioles or venules in superficial layers of skin

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