• Users Online: 291
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 92-95

Henoch-Schönlein purpura in adults in the emergency department


Department of Emergency Medicine, Ysbyty Glan Clywd Hospital, Betsi Cadwaladr University Board, Bodelwyddan, LL18 5UJ, Denbeghshire, Wales; Department of Community Health & Wellbeing, Faculty of Health & Social Care, University of Chester, Riverside, Chester, CH1 1SL, UK

Correspondence Address:
Chukwuemeka Nwaneri
Department of Emergency Medicine, Ysbyty Glan Clywd Hospital, Betsi Cadwaladr University Board, Bodelwyddan, LL18 5UJ, Denbeghshire, Wales
UK
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.5530/ami.2017.4.17

Rights and Permissions

A report of an unusual and easily missed diagnosis of Henoch-Schonlein purpura in an adult Caucasian male who presented in the emergency department. The patient had widespread rashes, positive urine dipstick (haematuria, proteinuria and ketonuria) and responded well to steroid and fluids treatment in the emergency department. He was admitted to the acute medical unit.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1085    
    Printed58    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded83    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal