Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2014) Volume 18, Issue 1

Normocomplementemic Urticarial Vasculitis in a Boy and his Response to Treatment.

Urticarial vasculitis is an uncommon from of cutaneous vasculitis and is extremely rare to present during childhood, especially in boys. It typically presents with multiple systemic inflammatory manifestations. Skin biopsy is needed to confirm the diagnosis. In this report a 10 years old Saudi boy with prolonged urticarial rash, fever, and arthritis is presented. His skin biopsy was consistent with leukocytoclastic vasculitis. His treatment course with several anti-inflammatory agents is described.

Author(s): Abdullah A. Alangari

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