Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy

Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy refers to vasculitis of small blood vessels that usually occurs in children under two years of age;it is limited to the skin and has good prognosis. The aim of this paper is to present a patient with acute hemorrhagic edema ofinfancy with typical clinical picture and course in order to highlight uncomplicated and benign nature of the disease, which mayhave a dramatic clinical presentation and may cause diff erential diagnostic dilemmas.
Keywords: edema; hemorrhagic disorders; infant; vasculitis; skin
Category: Case report
Volume: Vol. 58, No 4, october - december 2014
Authors: Z. Pleša Premilovac, A. Marija Pasini, I. Kolaček Vacka, N. Pustišek, A. Gagro
Reference work: Paediatr Croat. 2014;58:315-7

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