Where can I find any information on henoch schonlein purpura?

Hsp info. Hsp is a form of vasculitis that typically affects children. Adults can be affected too. More info can be found at http://kidshealth.Org/parent/medical/heart/hsp.Html.
Try webmd. Webmd would probably help, a very informative website for the public.
HSP purpura. There are some good reputable sources:

https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/kidney-disease/henoch-schonlein-purpura

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/henoch-schonlein-purpura/symptoms-causes/syc-20354040

http://www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions/h/henoch-schonlein-purpura-hsp.

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I have henoch schonlein purpura and would like advice with this disease?

See rheumatologist . Hsp is a type of vasculitis (autoimmune inflammatory disease affecting blood vessels) that can cause arthritis, kidney disease, a painful rash, and abdominal pain sometimes complicated by bleeding into the gut. The biggest concern for patients is developing long term kidney disease which can eventually lead to kidney failure. Have urine and blood pressure checked monthly for at least 6 months. Read more...

What to do if I have henoch-schonlein purpura and I was wondering if I could still join the army?

Depends on variables. Most who develop HSP will have a transient illness that will occasionally involve changes in kidney function.A few will have long term kidney issues after the initial illness subsides. If you have no such issues, HSP in the past should not be a problem.If you have any long term problems with the disease it will. Read more...

I was diagnosed with henoch schonlein purpura even though 3 biopsies didn't immunofluoresce. Is it possible I was diagnosed wrong?

Yes. In the absence of demonstrated IgA vasculitis in at least one section, i would have misgivings about the accuracy of your diagnosis. However, pathologists who seldom do immunofluorescence in their labs may run into technical problems that interfere. It's a tough call and this is one more reason you need a multispecialist team. Read more...

Henoch schonlein purpura symptoms?

Vasculitis. Usually renal problem with blood inurine, elevated sed rate, abdominal pain, urologic type problems and red confluent rash (purpura is bleeding under the skin not a superficial rash). Read more...
May start as rash. The rash may start above the feet and progress over the knees. It does not blanche if you press on it and release it, because the little red spots are bleeds, called petechiae. Next the feet swell and may develop pitting edema. You now need an immunologist assessment and therapy with steroids to prevent kidney involvement and arrest progression of this autoimmune disease.Serum IGA may be high. Read more...

How common is henoch schonlein purpura?

Henoch Schoenlein. Not very common. In the us about 15 people in 100, 000 develop henoch schoenlein purpura, but it varies in different countries. In england it's 20 people in 100, 000. It primarily affects children between 2 and 13 years of age, but adults can be affected as well. Read more...
Commonly uncommon. Quoted figures are between 6 and 22 per 100,000 children. So if you estimate 1 in 10,000, most pediatricians will see a few cases in their careers, and most people (friends, neighbors and family) will never have heard of it. Consider it a common disease that is uncommonly seen. Read more...

What can you know about henoch-schonlein purpura (hsp)?

Joint pain ; rash. Petechiae and purpura (red to purple dot and bumps) along with joint pain or infrequently with abdominal pain. The whole process often resolves spontaneously. Uncommon complications include glomerulonephritis and intussusception. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: henoch schonlein purpura?

HSP. Henoch-schonlein purpura (hsp) is a type of inflammation of the blood vessels (vasculitis) most often seen in children. It can present with petechiae or purpura on the skin, joint pain, and abdominal pain. Most patients do well and fully recover, but in some cases there can be damage to the kidneys and other organs so close follow up is required. Read more...

Can autoimmune cause henoch schonlein purpura?

Yes, it is autommune. Vasculitis below the waste, possible renal involvement. It an autoimmune disease that can be bad. Most patients will have a short lived course. Read more...