Henoch-Schonlein purpura

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What is Henoch-Schonlein purpura?

Henoch-Schoenlein purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that is due to deposits of the antibody IgA in the small vessels and kidneys. Patients present with a rash (purpura) caused by small hemorrhages in the skin.

Common symptoms reported by people with Henoch-Schonlein purpura

Common symptoms
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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with Henoch-Schonlein purpura

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Who has Henoch-Schonlein purpura on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 4
30s 17
40s 7
50s 7
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 11
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

66% Female
34% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 25
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Henoch-Schonlein purpura patients who have completed their condition history
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