Henoch-Schönlein purpura, Colon cancer, Colonoscopy, Colon, Purpura"/> A Case of Henoch-Schönlein Purpura Involving Colon Mimicking Colon Cancer
Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 42(5); 2011 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2011;42(5): 306-310.
결장암과의 감별을 필요로 한 Henoch-Schönlein 자반증의 결장 침범 1예
박승훈ㆍ김진오ㆍ김현건ㆍ이태희ㆍ김완중ㆍ홍성욱ㆍ전성곤ㆍ진소영*
순천향대학교 의과대학 내과학교실, 소화기연구소, *병리학교실
A Case of Henoch-Schönlein Purpura Involving Colon Mimicking Colon Cancer
Seung Hoon Park, M.D., Jin-Oh Kim, M.D., Hyun Gun Kim, M.D., Tae Hee Lee, M.D., Wan Jung Kim, M.D., Sung Wook Hong, M.D., Sung Gon Jun, M.D. and So Young Jin, M.D.*
Department of Internal Medicine, Institute for Digestive Research, Digestive Disease Center, *Department of Pathology, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Abstract
Henoch-Schönlein purpura is the most common form of systemic vasculitis in children but occurs rarely in adults. Henoch-Schönlein purpura has characteristic features of a purpuric skin rash, abdominal pain, arthralgia, and abnormal urinary findings. Gastrointestinal tract involvement is characterized by abdominal pain and gastrointestinal bleeding. Recently, we experienced a case of Henoch-Schönlein purpura with gastrointestinal involvement mimicking colon cancer in a 41-year-old female who complained of erythematous macules, arthralgia, and abdominal pain. The initial colonoscopic findings and computed tomographs failed to rule out colon cancer, but serial endoscopic examinations and clinical manifestations revealed colonic involvement of Henoch-Schönlein purpura. (Korean J Gastrointest Endosc 2011;42:306-310)
Key Words: Henoch-Schönlein purpura, Colon cancer, Colonoscopy, Colon, Purpura
주요어: Henoch-Schönlein 자반증, 결장암, 대장내시경, 결장, 자반증
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