An Approach to Vasculitis

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Definition
Presence of leukocytes in the vessel wall with reactive damage to mural structures
Loss of integrity ___ bleeding
Compromise of lumen ___ ischemia

Primary Vasculitis Syndromes
Wegener's granulomatosis
Churg-Strauss syndrome
Polyarteritis nodosa
Microscopic polyangiitis
Giant cell arteritis
Takayasu's arteritis
Henoch-Schönlein purpura
Idiopathic cutaneous vasculitis
Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia
Behçet's syndrome
Isolated vasculitis of the central nervous system
Cogan's syndrome
Kawasaki disease

Secondary Vasculitis Syndromes
Drug-induced vasculitis
Serum sickness
Vasculitis associated with other primary diseases
 Infection
 Malignancy
 Rheumatic disease

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