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Linear skin lesions prevalent in children with Henoch-Schönlein syndrome

July 18, 2017

More than a quarter of pediatric patients with Henoch-Schönlein syndrome experienced linear skin lesions, according to recently published study results in JAMA Dermatology.

Although linear nonblanching skin lesions are common in psoriasis, lichen planus, vitiligo and many bullous dermatoses, the lesions have rarely been documented in patients with Henoch-Schönlein syndrome, an immunoglobulin A-dominant leukocytoclastic small vessel vasculitis, according to researchers in Italy and Switzerland.

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