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Henoch-Schonlein purpura is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation and bleeding in the small blood vessels in your skin, joints, intestines and kidneys. Although Henoch-Schonlein purpura can affect anyone, it’s most common in children between the ages of 2 and 6. Henoch-Schonlein purpura usually improves on its own. Medical care is generally needed if the disorder affects the kidneys.