MEW gene variants in children with Henoch-Schonlein purpura and association with clinical manifestations: a singie-center Mediterranean experience

Ekinci R. M. , Balci S. , Bisgin A. , Atmis B. , Dogruel D. , Altintas D. U. , ...More

POSTGRADUATE MEDICINE, vol.131, no.1, pp.68-72, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 131 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00325481.2019.1552479
  • Title of Journal : POSTGRADUATE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-72


Objectives: Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is characterized by non-thrombocytopenic palpable purpura, abdominal pain, and arthralgia/arthritis. We aimed to describe the clinical presentations of children with HSP in a single center and compare the prevalence of each manifestations between patients with MEFV variants, particularly in exon 10 and those without.