Vasculitis syndromes

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Background

Clinical Features

Large Vessel Vasculitis

  • Limb claudication
  • Asymmetric blood pressures
  • Diminished or absent peripheral pulses
  • Bruits
  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Sudden blindness (giant cell arteritis)

Medium Vessel Vasculitis

  • Cutaneous nodules, livedo reticularis
  • Ulcers
  • Digital gangrene
  • Mononeuritis multiplex (asynchronous/asymmetric peripheral neuropathy)
  • Microaneurysms

Small Vessel Vasculitis

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

  • Workup dependent on presentation, likely to include at least CBC, ESR, BMP, UA

Management

Disposition

See Also

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References

Authors:

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