Vasculitis in children

S. S. Raimer, R. L. Sanchez

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Abstract

Reviewed herein are the major types of vasculitis affecting children, including Henoch-Schonlein purpura, necrotizing vasculitis of small vessels, Kawasaki's disease, and, less commonly, classic polyarteritis nodosa, Wegener's granulomatosis, Churg Strauss syndrome, and lymphomatoid granulomatosis. The clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, and suspected etiologies and pathogenic mechanisms for each entity are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)48-56
Number of pages9
JournalSeminars in Dermatology
Volume11
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

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  • Dermatology

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    Raimer, S. S., & Sanchez, R. L. (1992). Vasculitis in children. Seminars in Dermatology, 11(1), 48-56.