Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 11, Number 6, June 2020, pages 160-165

A Rare Case of Helicobacter pylori Infection Complicated by Henoch-Schonlein Purpura in an Adult Patient


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Helicobacter pylori gastritis. (a) Gastric mucosa shows intense chronic inflammation. (b) Giemsa stain identifies curved, spirochete-like Helicobacter pylori organisms (arrow). Original magnification, × 100 (a); × 630 (b).
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Maculopapular rash around his right elbow.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Maculopapular rash around his left elbow.
Figure 4.
Figure 4. Skin rash continued to worsen to involve almost all extensor surfaces of both thigs and legs.
Figure 5.
Figure 5. Leukocytoclastic vasculitis. (a) Skin biopsy shows perivascular inflammatory cell infiltrate and erythrocyte extravasation. (b) Perivascular neutrophilic infiltrate with karyorrhexis (arrow). Original magnification, × 200 (a); × 400 (b).