Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy: guide to prevent misdiagnosis.

Authors:
Iviensan F Manalo
Iviensan F Manalo
Georgia Regents University Medical College of Georgia
Christen Mowad
Christen Mowad
Massachusetts General Hospital
United States

Cutis 2018 Nov;102(5):359-362

Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA.

We report the case of a 10-month-old previously healthy boy who presented with acute rash, edema, and low-grade fever in the setting of recent diarrhea. We differentiate between acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy (AHEI) and Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP).

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November 2018
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