Henoch-Schönlein Purpura: All you should know
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Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is an uncommon, self-limiting inflammatory illness of the small blood vessels (capillaries). It is the most frequent type of vascular inflammation (vasculitis) in children. And it causes inflammation in the small blood vessels. Headache, fever, loss of appetite, cramping, abdominal pain, painful menstruation, rashes, bloody diarrhea. And joint pain are some of the symptoms of HSP. On the skin, red or purple patches are common (petechiae). HSP-related inflammatory alterations can occur in the joints, kidneys, digestive system, and, in rare circumstances. The brain and spinal cord (central nervous system)..