A case of acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy

Mi Ryung Roh, Hye Jin Chang, Ju Hee Lee

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Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy is an unusual form of leukocytoclastic vasculitis occuring in children from the age 4 months to 2 years. The etiology remains unknown. Numerous studies, however, suggest acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy as an immune-mediated vasculitis in response to a variety of antigenic stimuli. We report a case of an acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy; 11-month-old boy with a history of fever for 3 days and a history of purpuric rash on the extremities, trunk, buttock and otial mucosa for 2 days.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)523-526
Number of pages4
JournalYonsei medical journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jun 30

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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