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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 1. No. 1, 1996

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 1996;1:74-76

Case Report

Henoch-Schönlein Purpura Associated with Infection due to Coxsackie B Virus

WLM Robson, AKC Leung, DD Horne


Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) developed in a 6 year old boy following a respiratory infection. Acute and convalescent viral serology demonstrated a rising titre to coxsackie B virus. Coxsackie B virus should be added to the list of possible precipitating agents that may be involved in the pathogenesis of HSP.

Keyword : Coxsackie virus; Henoch-Schönlein purpura


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