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Other Names for this Disease
- Vasculitis lymphocytic, nodular
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lymph system. Cutaneous vasculitis can be due to any of several different causes and can have a wide variety of clinical presentations. In most cases, an underlying cause is not found and the disease is self-limiting. In a minority of patients, cutaneous vasculitis can be part of a more severe vasculitis affecting other organs in the body. This is known as systemic vasculitis.Lymphocytic vasculitis is a type of cutaneous vasculitis characterized by inflammation of the lymphatic vessels in the skin, which is part of the
Last updated: 10/6/2011
- Cutaneous Vasculitis. DermNet NZ. July 2011; http://dermnetnz.org/vascular/vasculitis.html. Accessed 10/6/2011.
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- DermNet NZ is an online resource about skin diseases developed by the New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated. DermNet NZ provides information about this condition.
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