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vas·cu·li·tis

 (văs′kyə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a vessel of the body.

vasculitis

(ˌvæskjʊˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the blood vessels
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Noun1.vasculitis - inflammation of a blood vessel
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations
vaskulitida
Vasculitis

vasculitis

n (Med) → Vaskulitis f (spec), → Gefäßentzündung f

vas·cu·li·tis

n. vasculitis. V.: angiitis.

vasculitis

n vasculitis f; hypersensitivity — vasculitis por hipersensibilidad; leukocytoclastic — vasculitis leucocitoclástica; necrotizing — vasculitis necrotizante
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Other ANCA-associated vasculitides include granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly known as Wegener's granulomatosis), eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly known as Churg-Strauss syndrome), and renal-limited vasculitis (1-7).
2012 revised International Chapel Hill Consensus Conference Nomenclature of Vasculitides.
During last year's American College of Rheumatology (ACR) meeting a group of colleagues presented an abstract about a certain genetic association with a list of vasculitides.
Trials in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitides have also suggested equal to increased ability of PIVC to induce remission compared with DOC, but a greater tendency towards relapse.
Besides pregnancy, other non-CAD related associations with SCAD include connective tissue disorders such as Marfan and Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, vasculitides such as polyarteritis nodosa, and inflammatory disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease.
Clinical relevance of elevated serum thrombomodulin and soluble E-selectin in patients with Wegener's granulomatosis and other systemic vasculitides.
In the differential diagnosis; giant cell arteritis (GCA) and other non atherosclerotic large vessel vasculitides should be discussed.
It is important to note that a negative test does not exclude WG, and positive results can be seen in other vasculitides, including microscopic polyangiitis and allergic granulomatous angiitis.
Vasculitis may also be associated with other systemic vasculitides such as systemic lupus erythematosis and polyarteritis nodosa (Figure 23).
10) Vasculitides, such as Wegener granulomatosis and nodular sarcoid (which can have focal necrosis), are also inflammatory mass lesions in this differential.
For instance, crucial advances have been achieved in developing TNF-alpha blockers for treating psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease and ankylosing spondylitis in the same manner, B-cell depletion has revolutionized treatment of lupus, pemphigus, certain vasculitides, etc.
Other causes include connective tissue diseases, vasculitides, trauma, iatrogenic injury and infection (2).