Food-induced IgA Vasculitis (Henoch-Schönlein Purpura)

  • Javier Moreno Díaz Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain
  • Ana Martinez Gonzalez Rehabilitation Department, Hospital de Barbastro, Huesca, Spain
  • Rosa Eva Bautista Alonso Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain
  • Jose Miguel García Bruñén Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain
  • Gonzalo Acebes Repiso Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet, Zaragoza, Spain

Abstract

Immunoglobulin A (IgA) vasculitis is a rare entity in adults. It can be triggered by allergens such as drugs, food, or insect bites. We present a case of an adult male with a cutaneous IgA vasculitis of palpable purpura after eating canned sardines.

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Published: 2017-12-14

Issue: Vol. 5 No. 2 (view)

Section: Articles

How to cite:
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Moreno Díaz J, Martinez Gonzalez A, Bautista Alonso RE, García Bruñén JM, Acebes Repiso G. Food-induced IgA Vasculitis (Henoch-Schönlein Purpura). EJCRIM 2017;5 doi:10.12890/2017_000774.

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