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Henoch-Schonlein purpura on the legs

Henoch-Schonlein purpura on the legs

Overview

Henoch-Schonlein purpura is more commonly seen in children than adults and often occurs after an upper respiratory infection. It causes skin rashes that bleed into the skin (petechiae and purpura). Bleeding may also occur from the gastrointestinal tract and kidneys.

Update Date 5/20/2011