Paediatrics – MCQ 55 – Most common leukocytoclastic vasculitis

The most common leukocytoclastic vasculitis affecting children is:
A. Takayasu disease
B. Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome (Kawasaki disease)
C. Henoch–Schönlein purpura
D. Polyarteritis nodosa

Correct answer : C. Henoch–Schönlein purpura

HSP is the most common childhood vasculitis. It is produces leukocytoclastic vasculitis.

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