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Henoch-Schönlein nephritis: long-term prognosis of unselected patients.
  1. O Koskimies,
  2. S Mir,
  3. J Rapola,
  4. J Vilska

    Abstract

    Progressive glomerulonephritis is the most serious feature of Henoch-Schönlein syndrome. In a series of 141 children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura 39 (28%) had abnormal urinary sediment for a duration of more than one month. This subgroup was followed up for 3.0 to 13.8 (mean 7.2) years. One child progressed to renal failure and 2 developed chronic glomerular disease. In this series most of the patients with Henoch-Schönlein syndrome and nephritis had a good prognosis.

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