Collagen Vascular Diseases
All regarding HSP is true except - (AIIMS May 2014)
|A||Hematuria resolve without treatment|
|B||Steroids best treat skin lesions|
Steroids best treat skin lesions & E . Purpura fulminans
HSP usually has mild glomerulonephritis, which usually resolves spontaneously without treatment.
a. Glucocorticoids decrease arthralgia and abdominal pain but have no role in skin or renal disease.
b. Arthralgia is self1imiting, non-deforming but incapacitating.
c. Overall prognosis of HSP is good.
d. Purpura fulminans is a hemorrhagic condition usually associated with sepsis or previous infection.