Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 12(2); 1992 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1992;12(2): 231-235.
상부위장관을 침범한 H-S Purpura 1예 ( A Case of Henoch - Schoenlein Purpura Involving upper GI Tract )
김지훈, 이옥찬, 강경원, 이종철, 함준수, 이민호, 이동후, 기춘석, 박경남, 박문향 (Ji Hoon Kim, Ock Chan Lee, Kyoung Won Kahng, Jong Chul Rhee, Joon Soo Hahm, Min Ho Lee, Dong Ho Lee, Choon Suhk Kee, Kyung Nam Park and Moon Hyang Park)
Henoch-Schonlein purpura(anaphylactoid purpura) is a necrotizing vasculitis of small vessels in which systemic manifestation include palpable purpura on the lower extremities and buttocks due to leukocytoclastic vasculitis of dermal vessels; arthralgia of large joints, usually the knees and ankles; gastronitestinal involvement with colic and bleeding; and renal ievolvement, usually with a focal necrotizing glomerulonephritis. Gastrointestinal involvement occurs in about two thirds of all pediatric cases and in about,one third of adult cases, Any bowel segment may be involved, but the jejunum and ileum are most frequently affected. With a brief review of the literature, we report a case of H-S purpura involving stomach and duodenum.
Key Words: Henoch - Schoenlein purpura , GI ulceration , Vasculitis
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