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The common causes of Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) are infections, medications, hypersensitivity, vaccinations, genetics etc.


  • The causes of the HSP is as follows:[1][2][3][4][5][6]
  • The exact cause of HSP is not clear.


  1. Davin JC, Coppo R (October 2014). "Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis in children". Nat Rev Nephrol. 10 (10): 563–73. doi:10.1038/nrneph.2014.126. PMID 25072122.
  2. Micheletti RG, Werth VP (2015). "Small vessel vasculitis of the skin". Rheum. Dis. Clin. North Am. 41 (1): 21–32, vii. doi:10.1016/j.rdc.2014.09.006. PMID 25399937.
  3. Zhdanova LV, Patrushev LI, Dolgikh VV, Bimbaev AB, Khoĭkova O (2014). "[The contribution of genes polymorphism of thrombophilia in clinical variability of hemorrhagic vasculitis]". Vestn. Akad. Med. Nauk SSSR (in Russian) (3–4): 61–4. PMID 25306598. Vancouver style error: initials (help)
  4. Rigante D, Castellazzi L, Bosco A, Esposito S (August 2013). "Is there a crossroad between infections, genetics, and Henoch-Schönlein purpura?". Autoimmun Rev. 12 (10): 1016–21. doi:10.1016/j.autrev.2013.04.003. PMID 23684700.
  5. Audemard-Verger A, Pillebout E, Guillevin L, Thervet E, Terrier B (July 2015). "IgA vasculitis (Henoch-Shönlein purpura) in adults: Diagnostic and therapeutic aspects". Autoimmun Rev. 14 (7): 579–85. doi:10.1016/j.autrev.2015.02.003. PMID 25688001.
  6. Pillebout E, Niaudet P (March 2008). "[Henoch-Schönlein purpura]". Rev Prat (in French). 58 (5): 507–11. PMID 18524107.

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