Púrpura de Henoch-Schonlein en la parte inferior de la piernas

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Púrpura de Henoch-Schonlein en la parte inferior de la piernas

Púrpura de Henoch-Schonlein. Esta afección generalmente se presenta después de una infección, en forma de abultamientos de color que varía de rojo a púrpura, acompañados de dolor articular y fiebre. Por lo regular desaparece sin tratamiento. Las lesiones aparecen principalmente en la piernas, ocasionalmente pueden encontrarse en los muslos y los glúteos y rara vez en los brazos.

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  • Last Reviewed on 05/20/2011
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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