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American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Criteria for the Diagnosis of Henoch-Schonlein Purpura

Purpose:

To diagnose Henoch Schonlein Purpura by the presence of certain findings.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

D69.0, M36.4

Description:

Henoch-Schonlein Purpura is a form of hypersensitivity vasculitis that typically occurs in children following a viral or streptococcal infection. It can be diagnosed by the presence of clinical and biopsy findings.

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