Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy: A case report

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Gholamreza Soleimani 1 , Simin Sadeghi-Bojd 1 , *

1 Assistant Professor Department of Pediatric, Children & Adolescence Health Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran.

How to Cite: Soleimani G, Sadeghi-Bojd S. Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy: A case report, Hormozgan Med J. 2011 ; 15(2):e88478.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Hormozgan Medical Journal: 15 (2); e88478
Published Online: February 14, 2011
Article Type: Case Report
Received: August 02, 2010
Accepted: February 14, 2011

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Abstract

Introduction: Acute hemorrhagic of infancy (AHEI) is a cutaneous leukocytoclastic
vaculities that usually occurs in infants and young children that characterized by mild fever,
hemorrhagic skin lesion, edema. It usually recovers spontaneously.
Case Report: We describe a 11- months old boy with acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy
with palpable erythematous rash on face, upper and lower limbs associated with edema and
leukocycoclastic vaculities.
Conclusion: AHEI is a uncommon condition, however, it could be considered in patients
with skin lesion. It is necessary to differentiate from other similar conditions.

Keywords

Vasculitis Leukocytoclastic – Purpura Schoenlein – Henoch - Hemorrhagic Disease of Newborn

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