Schönlein-Henoch

adjective
Schön·​lein-Hen·​och | \ ˌshœn-līn-ˈhen-əḵ How to pronounce Schönlein-Henoch (audio) \

Medical Definition of Schönlein-Henoch

: being a form of purpura that is characterized by swelling and pain of the joints in association with gastrointestinal bleeding and pain the Schönlein-Henoch syndrome Schönlein-Henoch disease

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“Schönlein-Henoch.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sch%C3%B6nlein-Henoch. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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