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  • A 19-year old man with IgA vasculitis after vaccination

    Braz J Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 30. pii: S1413-8670(18)30561-0. doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2018.09.004. [Epub ahead of print]
    A 19-year old man with IgA vasculitis after vaccination.

    Malek A1, Gomez-Villegas SI2, de la Hoz A3, Nowbakht C1, Arias CA4.
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    Abstract

    A 19-year-old patient who mistakenly received two doses of influenza vaccine 10 days before presentation, was admitted with malaise, weakness, and a purpuric non-blanching rash most prominent on the ankles followed by abdominal pain and hematochezia 72h later. The diagnosis of influenza vaccine-related Henoch-Schonlein vasculitis was made. This complication, although rare, is the most common vasculitis related to immunization.


    KEYWORDS:

    Henoch–Schonlein purpura; IgA vasculitis; Immunization; Influenza vaccination

    PMID: 30389353 DOI: 10.1016/j.bjid.2018.09.004
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