Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education:
Renal involvement is the main predictive factor of long-term outcome in children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) . Different immunosuppressive medications have been introduced for the treatment of severe HSP nephritis to prevent subsequent renal impairment. Therapeutic effect of mycophenolate mofetil and its implication have been discussed in this editorial article.
Please cite this paper as: Nickavar A, Sadeghian M. Mycophenolate mofetil for the treatment of Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis; current knowledge and new concepts. 2017;6(3):103-104. DOI: 10.15171/jnp.2017.17.