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    Vasculitis Professional

    Vasculitis, Small-vessel vasculitis (Sometimes referred to as hypersensitivity vasculitis or cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV)) Medium-sized vessel vasculitis...

    Hypersensitivity Vasculitis Professional

    Hypersensitivity Vasculitis, Synonyms: leukocytoclastic vasculitis, cutaneous vasculitis, urticarial vasculitis, small-vessel vasculitis Definition ...

    Erythema Induratum Professional

    The vasculitis is of the larger vessels with panniculitis - an inflammation involving subcutaneous fat and occasionally muscle, with or without vasculitis. Erythema induratum and nodular ...

    Churg-Strauss Syndrome Professional

    Myositis following unaccustomed exercise has been reported. [ 9 ] Differential diagnosis [ 10 ] There are many possible differential diagnoses to consider but include: Other causes ...

    Skin Rashes Conditions

    Viral rashes  - eg,  measles  or  rubella (German measles) . Vasculitis. This is a condition involving inflammation of blood vessels, which may occur with various illne...

    Behçet's Disease Professional

    Eye lesions: anterior uveitis, posterior uveitis, cells in the vitreous by slit lamp examination or retinal vasculitis observed by an ophthalmologist. Skin lesions: erythema nodosum, pseud...

    Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener's Granulomatosis) Professional

    Synonyms: GPA, Klinger's syndrome, Klinger-Wegener syndrome, Wegener-Churg-Klinger syndrome, Wegener-Klinger syndrome Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is a rare form of vasculitis...

    Henoch-Schönlein Purpura Conditions

    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a rare condition that is caused by inflammation of blood vessels (vasculitis). Blood vessels throughout the body are affected but HSP most often causes ...

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    Giant Cell Arteritis Conditions

    antiplatelet aspirin temporal arteritis giant cell arteritis cranial (temporal) giant cell arteritis prednisolone vasculitis

    Kawasaki Disease Conditions

    Other complications The aneurysm of a coronary artery is caused by inflammation of the artery (a 'vasculitis'). This can occur in other arteries in various parts of the body - but ...

    Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegener's Granulomatosis) Conditions

    GPA is one of a group of conditions that causes inflammation of the blood vessels of the body (vasculitis). GPA affects small and medium-sized blood vessels. GPA is an uncommon condition a...

    Cryoglobulinaemia Professional

    Cryoglobulins are immune complexes that precipitate at temperatures lower than 37°C and are deposited on vascular endothelium, causing vasculitis in organs such as the skin, kidneys, per...

    Urticaria Professional

    The British guideline refers to chronic urticaria/angio-oedema; it also lists angio-oedema without weals as a subtype and refers to urticarial vasculitis as a differential diagnosis. Urticari...

    Polyarteritis Nodosa Professional

    This was the first vasculitis, originally described in 1852. The term polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) was adopted in 1992. [ 1 ] The current definition of PAN was agreed at the 2012 Chapel Hill Co...

    Cerebral Angiography Conditions

    Detect inflammation of the blood vessel walls (vasculitis). Check the pattern of blood flow to a brain tumour . This can help to show if the tumour has spread and can help guide treatment...

    Hives (Acute Urticaria) Conditions

    Occasionally, if urticarial vasculitis is suspected, a sample of the skin may be taken (a skin biopsy) for further analysis.

    Drug Allergy Conditions

    Urticaria - this takes the form of itchy raised weals (also known as 'hives') on the skin. formed by tiny amounts of fluid that leak from blood vessels just under the skin's surface. ...

    Henoch-Schönlein Purpura Professional

    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is an IgA-mediated, autoimmune hypersensitivity vasculitis of childhood. The main clinical features are skin purpura, arthritis, abdominal pain, gastrointe...

    Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Lung Professional

    Associated pulmonary vasculitis may cause pulmonary hypertension. Bronchiolitis : Bronchiolitis obliterans with organising pneumonia : clinical features include cough, shortne...

    Pityriasis Lichenoides Professional

    Despite resembling a vasculitis, the histology does not show features of vasculitis such as fibrin or thrombi in the walls or lumen of vessels.

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