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Henoch-Schönlein syndrome and selective IgA deficiency.
  1. A Martini,
  2. A Ravelli,
  3. L D Notarangelo,
  4. V L Burgio,
  5. A Plebani


    A 9 year old girl presented with clinical manifestations of Henoch-Schönlein syndrome and macroscopic haematuria. Laboratory investigations showed selective IgA deficiency and renal biopsy showed mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis with diffuse granular deposits of C3 on immunofluorescence. IgA deposits were absent.

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