small-vessel vasculitis

small-vessel vasculitis

vasculitis of terminal arterioles and capillaries; characteristic of rheumatoid arthritis; causes nail fold infarcts and areas of tissue ulceration (see vasculitis)
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Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV), also called hypersensitivity vasculitis, is a type of small-vessel vasculitis.
ANCA-associated small-vessel vasculitis includes microscopic polyangiitis, Wegner's granulomatosis, and Churg-Strauss syndrome.
Pathways to renal biopsy and diagnosis among patients with ANCA small-vessel vasculitis.
Lastly, EM differs from cutaneous small-vessel vasculitis through both histopathologic examination and direct immunofluorescence.
A set of diagnostic aids between infective endocarditis and small-vessel vasculitis has been previously outlined (Table 2) [8].
Small-vessel vasculitis can present as palpable purpura urticaria pustules vesicles petechiae or erythema multiforme-like lesions.
Encephalitis due to VZV infection results from small-vessel vasculitis, presenting weeks after the original infection.
2) The organism is thought to cause disease through a toxin-mediated vascular injury, resulting in small-vessel vasculitis.
Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCAs) [1] are associated with small-vessel vasculitis (SVV), such as Wegener granulomatosis, microscopic polyangiitis, and ChurgStrauss syndrome (l).
Predictors of relapse and treatment resistance in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodyassociated small-vessel vasculitis.
Antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody-associated small-vessel vasculitis.
Other IgA-associated vasculitides should also be considered, including IgA rheumatoid factor-associated small-vessel vasculitis and acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy.