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MC vessel vasculitis in childhood

HSP

2

Approx ___% of patients with HSP develop renal manifestations

50

3

Pathogenesis of HSP nephritis

Deposition of polymeric IgA in glomeruli, indistuinguishable from those if IgA nephropathy

4

When does nephritis in HSP often present?

Weeks to months after onset of rash, may be present at initial presentation, but rarely presents prior to the rash

5

How often should a UA be done in patients with active HSP

Weekly

6

How often should a UA be done in patients after period of active HSP

Monthly for 6 months

7

Prognosis of HSP nephritis for MOST patients

Excellent

8

Untreated, the risk of developing CKD in HSP nephritis is ___%

2-5

9

T/F Tonsillectomy does not appear to have any measurable effect on renal outcome in HSP nephritis

T

10

T/F Mild HSP nephritis does not require treatment

T

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Severe HSP nephritis is defined as

>50% crescents on biopsy