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Cutaneous vasculitis, connective tissue diseases, and urticaria 

Cutaneous vasculitis, connective tissue diseases, and urticaria

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Cutaneous vasculitis, connective tissue diseases, and urticaria
Author(s):

Susan Burge

and Graham S. Ogg

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.2307_update_001

Update:

Following the consensus recommendation of the American College of Rheumatology, American Society of Nephrology and European League Against Rheumatism in 2011, the term Wegener’s granulomatosis is replaced by granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA).

Updated on 28 Nov 2013. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 25 July 2017

Vasculitis (angiitis) denotes necrotizing inflammation of the blood vessels; occlusive vasculopathy implies vascular occlusion without significant vascular inflammation. A small-vessel cutaneous vasculitis is the most common vasculitis affecting the skin, and may be the first sign of a systemic vasculitis, but 50% of patients have no systemic disease. The clinical findings must be integrated with the results of serological, pathological, and imaging studies to reach a diagnosis....

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