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A 29-year-old female asked:

vasculitis flare causing petechiae (legs & roof of mouth). have new very thick purple veins under tongue/floor of mouth. that also part of flare? thnx

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Dr. Eric Chiang
Rheumatology 11 years experience
No it is unlikely: Small vessel vasculitis often cause painful petechia or ecchymosis for skin most common in legs. For mouth is usually ulcer rather than enlarge vein.

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