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Table 3 Selected reports of HSP in adult patients

From: The clinical implications of adult-onset henoch-schonelin purpura

Patient (report) Age/gender Clinical/Labs Histological diagnosis Treatment Outcome
1 24/M Purpuric rash, arthritis, abdominal pain, Hematuria and proteinuria Skin: LCV with IgA deposition Mesangial IgA deposition Glucocorticoids Cyclophosphamide Remission
2 68/M Abdominal pain with diarrhea, purpuric rash, elevated sedimentation rate Skin: LCV with IgA deposition None Spontaneous remission
3 77/M Abdominal pain with diarrhea purpuric rash, hematuria, elevated IgA level and sedimentation rate Skin: LCV with IgA deposition Glucocorticoids Cyclophosphamide Remission
4 69/M Pustular rash, abdominal pain myocardial infarction Endocapillary proliferative nephritis with IgA deposition subendocardial LCV Glucocorticoids Deceased
5 20/M,76/F, 67/F Purpuric rash, arthralgia, hematuria hemoptysis, hypoxia, bilateral infiltrate Skin: LCV with IgA deposition pulmonary interstitial fibrosis Glucocorticoids Remission
6 20/F Purpuric rash, arthralgia, hematuria, proteinuria, seizure Skin:LCV EEG: Transient focal abnormality MRI: normal Glucocorticoids Dilantin Remission
7* 56/M Purpuric rash, crampy abdominal pain Hematuria, proteinuria, elevated IgA level Skin: LCV Colchicine Remission
8* 57/M Blistering rash, hematuria, Nephrotic syndrome Skin: LCV Endocapillary proliferative nephritis mesangial IgA deposition Glucocorticoids Colchicine Partial remission
  1. LCV: Leukocytoclastic vasculitis; M = Male; F = Female
  2. * Cases described in this report