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Schoenlein-Henoch Purpura (Purpura, Schoenlein Henoch) Summary

Description: A systemic non-thrombocytopenic purpura caused by HYPERSENSITIVITY VASCULITIS and deposition of IGA-containing IMMUNE COMPLEXES within the blood vessels throughout the body, including those in the kidney (KIDNEY GLOMERULUS). Clinical symptoms include URTICARIA; ERYTHEMA; ARTHRITIS; GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE; and renal involvement. Most cases are seen in children after acute upper respiratory infections.

Also Known As: Purpura, Schoenlein Henoch; Anaphylactoid Purpura; Nonthrombocytopenic Purpura; Allergic Purpura; Henoch Purpura Show All >>

Networked: 486 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 26 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Schoenlein-Henoch Purpura

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Methylprednisolone : 3 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 18 Generic
  2. Prednisone (Sone) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : FDA 119 Generic
  3. Azathioprine (Imuran) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 7 Generic
  4. Nitrogen : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  6. Citrulline : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. bredinin (mizoribine) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  8. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 20 Generic
  9. Fosinopril (Monopril) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 20 Generic
  10. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Schoenlein-Henoch Purpura

  1. Nephritis
  2. Nephrotic Syndrome (Syndrome, Nephrotic)
  3. Infection
  4. Purpura
  5. Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease (Goodpasture's Syndrome)
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Key Therapies for Schoenlein-Henoch Purpura

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  1. Plasma Exchange : 2 outcomes in 7 results
  2. Plasmapheresis : 1 outcome in 8 results
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 1 outcome in 3 results
  4. Tonsillectomy : 1 outcome in 2 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 7 results
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