Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis, Hepatitis B, and the Risk of Endoscopy

Daniel G. Federman, Robert S. Kirsner

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Leukocytoclastic vasculitis, presenting with palpable purpura, is a relatively common problem encountered by both primary care practitioners and dermatologists. A variety of potential etiologies exists and includes autoimmune, neoplastic, and infectious causes. We report a case of leukocytoclastic vasculitis that led to the diagnosis of acute hepatitis B, perhaps acquired through colonoscopy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)86-87
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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