Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP)

Retnaningtyas, Lucia Pudyastuti (2019) Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP). KELUWIH : Jurnal Kesehatan dan Kedokteran, 1 (1). pp. 19-26.

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Official URL / DOI: https://doi.org/10.24123/kesdok.V1i1.2486


Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitic disease (vascular inflammation) characterized by the deposition of immune complexes consisting of IgA in kidney skin. This disease is called Anaphylactoid purpura, rheumatic Purpura, Schonlein-Henoch purpura. In this case,the patient complained of the appearance of red spots on the legs to the buttocks within three days and did not feel itchy. Ankle pain and can not be moved, and do not feel nausea, fever, heartburn,and others. Examination of the extremities contained red lesions and was more prominent than other skin surfaces. Diagnosis of patients suspected of having Henoch-Schonlien purpura. Treatment of HSP patients with Prednisone at a doseof 2 mg/kg/day which is dividedinto three doses. On the third-day purpura decreases tend to thin out and enkle pain disappears on the fifth day. Red spots appear, after therapy is stopped for 1 month. HSP sufferers 94% recover in children and 89% in adults. HSP recuration is more common in children over the age of 10 years and a kidney biopsy must be performed to determine subsequent therapy

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Henoch-Schonlein purpura, steroid, Palpable-purpura
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medical
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2020 07:12
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2021 16:17
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/37092

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