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Can you die from vasculitis?
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Vasculitis is a
Very complicated illness.
It can be mild or extremely severe and yes patients can die from vascuilitis. When vasculitis (or inflammation of blood vessels) affects organs such as the kidneys and/or brain, and bowel for example severe illness can occur and death can follow. There is treatment and you need to work closely with your doctors to prevent end organ damage and potentially death.

In brief: Vasculitis is a
Very complicated illness.
It can be mild or extremely severe and yes patients can die from vascuilitis. When vasculitis (or inflammation of blood vessels) affects organs such as the kidneys and/or brain, and bowel for example severe illness can occur and death can follow. There is treatment and you need to work closely with your doctors to prevent end organ damage and potentially death.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Vasculitis can affect any of the body's blood vessels.
There is a definite risk of death from blood flow being cut off to the brain or heart. Vasculitis must be treated and monitored by a physician.

In brief: Yes
Vasculitis can affect any of the body's blood vessels.
There is a definite risk of death from blood flow being cut off to the brain or heart. Vasculitis must be treated and monitored by a physician.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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