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Case Report

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

Table 4

Prognostic factors for HSP: [1, 2, 1922].

The worse prognostic factors:
  (i)   Greater than 8 years of age
  (ii) Greater number of relapses
  (iii) Higher creatinine level at the onset
  (iv)  Proteinuria greater than 1 g/day
  (v) Hematuria, anemia at diagnosis
  (vi) Development of hypertension
  (vii) Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis
  (viii) Fever at presentation
  (ix) Purpura above the waist
  (x) Persistent purpura
  (xi) Elevated sedimentation rate.
  (xii) Elevated IgA concentration with reduced IgM
         concentration at the time of diagnosis.
  (xiii) Low factor XIII level

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