Medical Dictionary

Henoch's purpura

noun He·noch's purpura \ ˈhe-nȯḵs- \

medical Definition of Henoch's purpura

: Schönlein-Henoch purpura that is characterized especially by gastrointestinal bleeding and pain — compare schönlein's disease

Biographical Note for henoch's purpura

  • E. H. Henoch — see schönlein-henoch

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