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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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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.

    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...

    Febrile Neutrophilic Dermatosis Professional

    This is sometimes known as "pustular vasculitis " of the hands, because biopsy shows vasculitis with an infiltration of neutrophil white cells.

    Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome Professional

    Angiography can identify vessel thrombosis, dissection, or vasculitis. Electroencephalography  (EEG) can be used to identify subclinical seizures and can point to other causes of encepha...

    Schamberg's Disease Professional

    Differential diagnosis [ 5 , 8 ] Other causes of purpura: Vasculitis  - eg, leukocytoclastic vasculitis. T-cell lymphoma (especially if presenting in young...

    Giant Cell Arteritis Professional

    Synonym: temporal arteritis, cranial arteritis Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a systemic immune-mediated vasculitis affecting medium-sized and large-sized arteries, particularly the aort...

    Kawasaki Disease Professional

    Kawasaki disease is an idiopathic self-limiting systemic vasculitis that most often affects children in the age range 6 months to 5 years. It predominantly affects children of Asian origin, p...

    Takayasu's Arteritis Professional

    Muscle wasting. Skin vasculitis. Diagnostic criteria The mandatory criterion is angiography (conventional, CT or MRI) of the aorta or its main branches and pulmonary arteries sh...

    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 ...

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