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My sister has this persistent"small blood vessel vasculitis" for last3 weeks and despite steroids, no better. Any help?
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Dr. Ashok Mehta
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Diagnosis
What is exact diagnosis ? Small vessel vasculitis is a general term.

In brief: Diagnosis
What is exact diagnosis ? Small vessel vasculitis is a general term.
Dr. Ashok Mehta
Dr. Ashok Mehta
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Dr. John Goldman
There are many types of vessels a nd differnt classifications of inflammation of these vessels of which the general term vasculitis is used. As Dr Mehta points out we need more information to help guide an answer.
Dr. Arthur Bobrove
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Small vessel disease
Inflammation of small vessels may be limited and confined to the skin or generalised and effect vital organs.
There are a number of causes such as anca positve or negative, hepatitis c, or an underliying autoimmune disease or even lymphoma or tumor determining the likely cause helps direct the best course of treatment.

In brief: Small vessel disease
Inflammation of small vessels may be limited and confined to the skin or generalised and effect vital organs.
There are a number of causes such as anca positve or negative, hepatitis c, or an underliying autoimmune disease or even lymphoma or tumor determining the likely cause helps direct the best course of treatment.
Dr. Arthur Bobrove
Dr. Arthur Bobrove
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