Vasculitis (Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Types) Center

Vasculitis (arteritis, angiitis) is a general term for a group of uncommon diseases which feature inflammation of the blood vessels. Each form of vasculitis has its own characteristic pattern of symptoms. The diagnosis of vasculitis is definitively established after a biopsy of involved tissue demonstrates the pattern of blood vessel inflammation. Treatment is directed toward decreasing the inflammation of the arteries and improving the function of affected organs. Read more: Vasculitis (Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Types) Article

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