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:
    Moreno Díaz, J., Martinez Gonzalez, A., Bautista Alonso, R. E., García Bruñén, J. M., & Acebes Repiso, G. (2017). Food-induced IgA Vasculitis (Henoch-Schönlein Purpura). European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 5(2). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.12890/2017_000774

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