Henoch-Schönlein purpura is a disease of the skin and other organs that most commonly affects children. In the skin, the disease causes palpable purpura;often with joint and abdominal pain. With kidney involvement, there may be a loss of small amounts of blood and protein in the urine, but this usually goes unnoticed; in a small proportion of cases, the kidney involvement proceeds to chronic kidney disease,namely Purpura Nephritis.
More and more Purpura Nephritis ask the risk of it. In fact,in its early stage,patient’s disease condition is mild and it will not effect much more on patients. But as the disease worsens,once renal damage develops renal insufficiency or even ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease),Purpura Nephritis is always life-threatening.
So it is necessary for Purpura Nephritis patients to pay more attention to their symptoms,avoid worse renal damage.
1. Renal hypertension caused by Purpura Nephritis accounts for about 20%～40% of hypertension. In general,blood pressure will be increased mildly and moderately. High blood pressure usually occurs with hematuria. However,most of Purpura Nephritis patients will recovery soon.
2. The most common symptom of digestive system is stomachache,accompanying by nausea,vomiting,bloody stools or hematemesis,sometimes. Besides,some sick children will also suffer from intussusception,intestinal obstruction and intestinal perforation.
3. Wandering joint pain in Purpura Nephritis is very common. The common affected joints are knee, ankle and hands.
4. Rash in both lower extremities or even in buttock or upper limb.
For most of Purpura Nephritis patients,it is good necessary for them to take some timely and effective treatments to solve their renal damage. Maybe we can really help you more to change and rescue your life.
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