Pulmonary hemorrhage: An often fatal complication of Henoch-Schoenlein purpura

Amy S. Paller*, Kay Kelly, Ruchi Sethi

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Abstract

Two patients with Henoch-Schoenlein purpura developed pulmonary hemorrhage. One patient survived after treatment with intravenous methylprednisolone and cyclophosphamide; the other patient died from cardiopulmonary arrest before therapy could be initiated. Although rare, pulmonary complications of Henoch-Schoenlein purpura can lead to rapid demise unless immediate supportive treatment is initiated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-302
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric dermatology
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology

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