Schönlein's disease

noun

Medical Definition of Schönlein's disease

: Schönlein-Henoch purpura that is characterized especially by swelling and pain of the joints

called also purpura rheumatica

— compare henoch's purpura

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“Schönlein's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sch%C3%B6nlein%27s%20disease. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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