IgA Vasculitis (HSP) & IgA Nephropathy (Berger)

IgA vasculitis is poorly understood, but it mainly affects the skin, the joints, the gastrointestinal tract and the kidneys.

CHICAGO—Diagnosing and treating IgA vasculitis—leukocytoclastic vasculitis involving deposits of IgA1 deposits on the walls of small vessels—is rife with uncertainties, outright unknowns and treatment challenges, an expert on the disease said at the ACR’s 2016 State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium. Yo…

Henoch-Schonlein Purpura

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP; also referred to as Schönlein-Henoch purpura, anaphylactoid purpura,…

IgA Nephropathy (Berger’s Disease)

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IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is a leading cause of CKD and renal failure. Recent international collaborative efforts have led to important discoveries that have improved our understanding of some of the key steps involved in the immunopathogenesis of IgAN. Furthermore, establishment of multicenter network…