HENOCH-SCHONLIEN PURPURA ASSOCIATED WITH HEPATITIS C AND COMPENSATED CIRRHOSIS

  • Sagar Pamu Department of Pharmacy Practice, Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus-School of Pharmacy, Ibrahimpatnam, R. R. District, Telangana 501506
  • Ramesh Sarangi Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Osmania University, Amberpet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500007
  • Mohammed Abubakar Department of Pharmacy Practice, Geethanjali College of Pharmacy, Keesara, Medchal, Telangana 501301

Abstract

An unordinary case report of henoch-schonlein purpura (HSP) in a relationship with hepatitis C and compensated cirrhosis was identified in 14 y aged male patient. He was admitted in the pediatric department with stomach pain, yellow skin, rashes with tingling and erythematous injuries over the legs with agony and swelling since multi-day. He feels pain during walking and appears to be with swelling of lower leg muscles. His unusual liver function test was distinguished with elevated levels of bilirubin-3 mg/dl, basic phosphatase-314 U/l, aspartate aminotransferase-55 U/l and alanine aminotransferase-60 U/l. His skin biopsy shows up leukocytoclastic vasculitis and IgA depositions. Liver biopsy revealed nuclei enlargement with extensive cell change and scattered cell plates. His blood test was with the presence of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibodies. He was finally diagnosed as HSP associated with HCV and compensated cirrhosis.

Keywords: Henoch-schonlein purpura, Hepatitis C, Immunoglobulin A, Compensated cirrhosis, Erythematous lesions

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Pamu, S., R. Sarangi, and M. Abubakar. “HENOCH-SCHONLIEN PURPURA ASSOCIATED WITH HEPATITIS C AND COMPENSATED CIRRHOSIS”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol. 10, no. 12, Dec. 2018, pp. 88-89, doi:10.22159/ijpps.2018v10i12.29676.
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