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Soleimani G, Sadeghi-Bojd S. Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy: A case report. hmj. 2011; 15 (2) :163-167
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-91-en.html
Assistant Professor Department of Pediatric
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Introduction: Acute hemorrhagic of infancy (AHEI) is a cutaneous leukocytoclastic vaculities that usually occurs in infants and young children that characterized by mild fever, hemorrhagic skin lesion, edema. It usually recovers spontaneously.
Case Report: We describe a 11- months old boy with acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy with palpable erythematous rash on face, upper and lower limbs associated with edema and leukocycoclastic vaculities.
Conclusion: AHEI is a uncommon condition, however, it could be considered in patients with skin lesion. It is necessary to differentiate from other similar conditions.
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Received: 2012/10/18

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