cutaneous vasculitis


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cu·ta·ne·ous vas·cu·li·tis

an acute form of vasculitis that may affect the skin only, but also may involve other organs, with a polymorphonuclear infiltrate in the walls of and surrounding small (dermal) vessels. Nuclear fragments are formed by karyorrhexis of the neutrophils.
See also: leukocytoclastic vasculitis.

cu·ta·ne·ous vas·cu·li·tis

(kyū-tā'nē-ŭs vas'kyū-lī'tis)
An acute form of vasculitis that may affect the skin only, but also may involve other organs, with a polymorphonuclear infiltrate in the walls of and surrounding small (dermal) vessels. Nuclear fragments are formed by karyorrhexis of the neutrophils.
See also: leukocytoclastic vasculitis
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