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How can systemic vasculitis affect the skin?
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Yes
Cutaneous vasculitis is commonly seen in some forms of systemic vasculitis.

In brief: Yes
Cutaneous vasculitis is commonly seen in some forms of systemic vasculitis.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology
In brief: Bleeding into skin
Systemic vasculitis can affect the small blood vessels in the skin causing bleeding into the skin.
This can take on many forms depending on the amount of bleeding into the skin. Anywhere from pinpoint bleeding to large bruised areas. Vasculitis is a serious illness and needs to be evaluated and the cause determined if possible.

In brief: Bleeding into skin
Systemic vasculitis can affect the small blood vessels in the skin causing bleeding into the skin.
This can take on many forms depending on the amount of bleeding into the skin. Anywhere from pinpoint bleeding to large bruised areas. Vasculitis is a serious illness and needs to be evaluated and the cause determined if possible.
Dr. John Ebner
Dr. John Ebner
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