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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
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: No

Lupus does not cause a large vessel vasculitis.
If this has occurred think takayasu's or giant cell arteritis.

In brief: No

Lupus does not cause a large vessel vasculitis.
If this has occurred think takayasu's or giant cell arteritis.
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