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I know some people are more likely to get angiitis than others. Which ones?

I know some people are more likely to get angiitis than others. Which ones?

Can't predict: Can not tell you how to predict this. There are a variety of types of angiitis from inflammatory - polyangiitis with granulomatosis, allergic granulomatosis, CNS vasculitis, it is an inflammation of blood vessels and is called also vasculitis and can be seen wiht infections like hepatitis, medications, cancers, and even rheumatic diseases. Uncertain i can predict an answer. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Vasculitis (Definition)

A medical term for inflammation of the blood vessels. Many different types of vasculitis exist, often categorized by what size ...Read more


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What sort of problem is angiitis?

What sort of problem is angiitis?

Vasculitis: Angiitis is a synonym for vasculitis, i.e. Inflammation of blood vessels. This is a very large category of diseases and may include inflammation of small blood vessels in the skin, or larger blood vessels in internal organs. ...Read more

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My sister has angiitis. What does this mean?

My sister has angiitis. What does this mean?

Inflammed vessels: Angiitis means inflammation of blood vessels. This also fits into the category of vaculitis. The size pf the inflammed vessel is improtant of deciding therapy. The dianosi can be made by a biopsy - or at times by dye injected into bloods vessels and seeing the x-ray pattrn. The type of angiitis determines the therapy. This can be a very serious illness at times or a not so serious illness. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of having angiitis?

None to serious: Since angiitis is inflammationof blood vessels the consequences depend on the blood vessels involved and the type of angiitis. There are some types of angiitis that only have mild skin rashes while others can have serious internal damage in such organs as the kidneys, lung, skin and brain. The type of therapy that can be directed depends on the involved areas and the extent of invovlement. ...Read more

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I'm concerned. What symptoms go with angiitis?

Highly variable: Angiitis is a very broad term meaning inflammation of blood vessels. It all depends which vessels are involved. Small blood vessels in the skin may be the only finding and cause a raised purple rash (usually on the legs) but larger vessels may also be involved and may effect almost any internal organ. ...Read more

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Looking for vasculitis or angiitis information (are they the same)?

Yes: Best references in pubmed.Org (national institutes of health ) available for medical andnonmedical, other excellent refernces in johnshopkins, and mayoclinic . Org. ...Read more

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A friend's child was just diagnosed with angiitis, is that a serious condition?

A friend's child was just diagnosed with angiitis, is that a serious condition?

Potentially: Angiitis is inflammation of a blood vessel wall, or lymphatic vessel wall. There are some serious conditions and complications associated with some kinds of angiitis. It depends on which vessels are involved and where they are in the body. ...Read more

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What is eosinophilic angiitis? What causes it?

Vasculitis: This name can apply to eosinophillic vasculitis and eosinophillic granuloma todos with polyangiitis ( Churgg Strauss ). These are uncommon problems characterized by a high blood eosinophil level and inflammation of the blood vessels and or kidney. They are treatable but dangerous diseases which should be cared for by a rheumatologist with experience in this type of disease. ...Read more

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What is eosinophilic angiitis; are you allergic to something?

Sometimes: This is a rare condition , hard to recognise but fairly simple to treat as the eosinophiles respondnicely to steroids. ...Read more

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Can cerebral angiitis be treated effectively with anti-inflammatory drugs?

See details: It depends what you mean by anti-inflammatory meds. True cerebral angiitis needs very aggressive therapy with high dose corticosteroids and immunosuppressive agents such as Cytoxan and possibly rituxan (rituximab). ...Read more

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Why did I get vasculitis?

Unclear: Vasculitis is one of those enigmas as to why however it may be autoimmune you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can lecocytoklastic vasculitis get cure after longterm treatment ?

Yes: This is a type of inflammation in the skin and usually can be treated with certain medicine talk to your specialist ...Read more

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Could anybody get vasculitis? Is it contagious?

Not: It's not contagious. I guess anybody can get anything. That said, vasculitis is not a common disease. ...Read more

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How can you have vasculitis when your skin looks normal? Is there a kind of vasculitis where your skin looks normal? I don't get it.

Yes : Giant cell or temporal arteritis causes pain along the temple and can eventually lead to blindness, all the while leaving the skin itself appearing normal. Takayasu arteritis affects the aortic arch vessels and ultimately compromises blood flow to both brain and upper extremities. Dermal sxs/signs are late, if at all. You're thinking of vasculitic diseases like raynaud's & scleroderma. ...Read more

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Can lividoid vasculitis get compleatly cure after long treatment ?

Yes it can: A vascular medicine physician can perform treatment to get rid of livido vascularis. ...Read more

Dr. Joram Seggev
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Angiitis (Definition)

Angiitis = Inflammation ...Read more