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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 78  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 121-

Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy: A report of two cases


Department of Skin and VD, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Atul Dongre
Department of Skin and VD, OPD No. 117, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.90969

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Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy is one of the clinical forms of leukocytoclastic vasculitis seen in children. The condition runs a benign course. We report two male children who presented with upper respiratory tract infection followed by limb swelling and purpuric and ecchymotic lesions on the skin. Skin biopsy revealed leukocytoclastic vasculitis in both patients. In both cases, the lesions resolved completely without any sequelae.






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