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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)

Vasculitis is a medical term for inflammation of the blood vessels. There are many different types of vasculitis, 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

Dr. Joram Seggev
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Angiitis (Definition)

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