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Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 26, Issue 10, pp 1729–1732 | Cite as

Cerebral vasculitis in a child with Henoch–Schönlein purpura and familial Mediterranean fever

  • Ozan ÖzkayaEmail author
  • Kenan Bek
  • Neşe Alaca
  • Meltem Ceyhan
  • Yonca Açıkgöz
  • Haydar Ali Taşdemir
Case Report

Abstract

In this case report, a 10-year-old girl with Henoch–Schönlein purpura (HSP) with severe central nervous system involvement and also having familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is presented.

Keywords

Cerebral vasculitis Children Familial Mediterranean fever Henoch–Schönlein purpura 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ozan Özkaya
    • 1
    • 5
    Email author
  • Kenan Bek
    • 1
  • Neşe Alaca
    • 2
  • Meltem Ceyhan
    • 3
  • Yonca Açıkgöz
    • 1
  • Haydar Ali Taşdemir
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric NephrologyOndokuz Mayıs University Faculty of MedicineSamsunTurkey
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsOndokuz Mayıs University Faculty of MedicineSamsunTurkey
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyOndokuz Mayıs University Faculty of MedicineSamsunTurkey
  4. 4.Department of Pediatric NeurologyOndokuz Mayıs University Faculty of MedicineSamsunTurkey
  5. 5.Ondokuz Mayıs Universitesi, Tıp Fakültesi Pediatrik Nefroloji Bilim DalıKurupelit/SamsunTurkey

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