Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 6

IgA Vasculitis Associated Salmonella enteritidis Infection: A Case Report

Ben Yahia Wissal1*, Saafi Wiem1, Guiga Ahmed1, Thabet Maissa1, Bouker Ahmed1, Ben Cheikh Yasser2, Atig Amira1 and Ghannouchi Neirouz1

1Internal Medicine Department, Farhat Hached University Hospital of Sousse, Tunisia
2Radiology Department, Sahloul University Hospital, Tunisia

*Corresponding Author: Ben Yahia Wissal, Internal Medicine Department, Farhat Hached University Hospital of Sousse, Tunisia.

Received: March 30, 2023; Published: May 05, 2023


Immunoglobulin A (IgA) vasculitis, or Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP), is a vasculitis with pathophysiology not well elucidate and infections are one of proposed triggers. We reported the case of a 55-years old man who had fever, diarrhea improved by ciprofloxacin then a vascular purpura associated knee's arthritis. He presented an acute left abdominal contracture with circulatory collapse. CT-scan revealed renal and hepatic aneurysms complicated by a rupture and a voluminous retroperitoneal left hematoma. He had an urgent embolization with clinical and radiological good results. Skin biopsy showed leukocytoclastic vasculitis with IgA deposition. Cytobacteriologic urine examination revealed the presence of Salmonella enteritidis. An articular ultrasound for the right hip joint did not show an effusion but MRI described a right coxofemoral osteoarthritis with myositis and a collection in the homolateral iliopsoas muscle. Treatment was ciprofloxacin for continued 3 months and steroid with well evolution. The review of the literature did not found aneurism as vascular manifestation of HSP whereas abdominal aneurism was associated to Salmonella infection.

 Keywords: IgA Vasculitis; Salmonella; Aneurism; Embolization; Coxofemoral Osteoarthritis


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Citation: Ben Yahia Wissal., et al. “IgA Vasculitis Associated Salmonella enteritidis Infection: A Case Report”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.6 (2023): 14-18.


Copyright: © 2023 Ben Yahia Wissal., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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