Bowel angina: Henoch-Schonlein purpura in adult patient based on clinical approach: a case report

Putu Ayu Eramitha Harnumningrat D., Ketut Suryana


The GI involvement of Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) has often been described as self-limiting, with no long term morbidity.GI manifestation is higher in adult patient. HSP is an autoimmune disorder characterized by the deposition of IgA immune complexes in the wall of small to medium size arteries. We present a 41-year-old patient with GI involvement (Bowel angina) in HSP case admitted at Wangaya Regional Hospital Denpasar. The case are treated by steroid and symptomatic treatment. Diagnosis is established through a clinical approach with EULAR criteria. The patient recovered with supportive treatment and had a favourable clinical outcome.


HSP in adult, Diagnosis by clinical criteria, Bowel angina, Outcome

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