Scrotal involvement in Henoch-Schonlein purpura in children

Chana Ophir Mintzer, Moshe Nussinovitch, Yardena Danziger, Marc Mimouni, Itzhak Varsano

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Abstract

Different rates of scrotal involvement in Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) have been reported. We assessed scrotal involvement in 86 children over a 20- year period: 10 patients suffered from scrotal involvement and 9 of them also had arthritis. The possible association between scrotal involvement and arthritis may help the physician in the differential diagnosis of atypical presentations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)138-139
Number of pages2
JournalScandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Acute scrotum
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Vasculitis

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