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Schonlein-henoch syndrome

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Schonlein-Henoch syndrome --> Henoch-Schonlein purpura

(Science: dermatology) This relatively rare disorder is characterised by skin purpura, joint pains, abdominal pain and renal disease (glomerulonephritis).

Although henoch-Schonlein purpura or anaphylactoid purpura, is thought to be a immune complex mediated disease, its exact cause is unknown. Its typical benign coarse can, however, include renal failure.