Hypersensitivity vasculitis.

P. Katz

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Abstract

This heterogeneous group of disorders is characterized by inflammation of small blood vessels. Hypersensitivity vasculitis may occur as a primary disease or in association with an underlying illness such as a connective tissue disorder or malignancy. Patients show any one of a number of different skin lesions; visceral organ involvement may also be present. The prognosis is generally good. Remission may be hastened by a brief course of corticosteroids.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)171-175
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Family Physician
Volume26
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice

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    Katz, P. (1982). Hypersensitivity vasculitis. American Family Physician, 26(1), 171-175.