A member asked:

Can sle (lupus) affect vertebral and/or carotid arteries, or cause vascular conditions / diseases and if so, how (and what)?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

No: Lupus does not cause a large vessel vasculitis. If this has occurred think takayasu's or giant cell arteritis.

Answered 12/5/2013



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