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Risk of long term renal impairment and duration of follow up recommended for Henoch-Schönlein purpura with normal or minimal urinary findings: a systematic review
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    Author's reply to Lee et al: Follow-up of childhood Henoch-Schonlein purpura

    Dear Editor,

    Lee et al. correctly mention that some children with Henoch-Schonlein purpura and only mild or moderate proteinuria may develop severe histological findings on renal biopsy[1] as well as severe long-term renal complications.[2] However, this statement adds nothing to the debate we wished to stimulate as we have never disputed this well established fact, but instead focused our review exclusively on c...

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    Follow-up of childhood Henoch-Schonlein purpura
    • Jae Seung Lee, Pediatric Nephrologist, Professor
    • Other Contributors:
      • Jae Il Shin, and Jae Seung Lee

    Dear Editor,

    We read with interest an article on Risk of long term renal impairment and duration of follow up recommended for Henoch-Schonlein purpura with normal or minimal urinary findings: a systematic review. by Narchi et al.[1].

    They found that the risk of long term renal impairment was only 1.6% in Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) children with only isolated proteinuria or haematuria, but was much higher...

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