Author | Maria L. Strus, MD


Henoch-Schönlein Purpura and Nonpitting Edema

April 01, 2006

A 10-year-old girl has had a worsening rash for 1 week. The mildly pruritic, nontender eruption initially appeared on the child's thighs and then spread to the arms and face. The child's right hand, feet, and ankles have been swollen for the past 4 days, which has made ambulation intermittently painful.