Volume 1, Issue 1 (6-1994)                   RJMS 1994, 1(1): 15-19 | Back to browse issues page

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Jalali S. SPONTANEOUS PERFORATION OF INTESTINE IN CASE OF HENOCH SCHONLEIN SYNDROME. RJMS. 1994; 1 (1) :15-19
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Abstract:   (5178 Views)

The ~n~phyloctoid putpUr~ is ~n ~/lergic vasOllitis which may involve the skin, joints, gastrointestinal tract and the kidneys. Although SO percent of these patients develop abdominal pain, surgic~1 complications are quite infrequent.

spontaneous perforation of intestine in Henoch-schOnlein purpura is also rare and only several cases have been reported in the literature so far.

Most of the cases with perforated intestine have been followed by intussusception and focal intestinal necrosis.

This case was not preceded by intussusception which is indeed very rare only a very few such cases have been reported. physicians and surgeons should be aware of this rare complication and have patients with abdominal pain under close observation.

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