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  1. Vasculitis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Vasculitis is an inflammation of the blood vessels. It happens when the body's immune system attacks the ... or another disease. The cause is often unknown. Vasculitis can affect arteries, veins and capillaries. Arteries are ...
  2. Sepsis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Sepsis is a serious illness. It happens when your body has an overwhelming immune response to a bacterial infection. The chemicals released into the blood to ...
  3. Meningococcal Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    Meningococci are a type of bacteria that cause serious infections. The most common infection is meningitis, which is an inflammation of the thin tissue that surrounds ...
  4. Anaphylactoid purpura; Vascular purpura; Leukocytoclastic vasculitis ... pain Joint pain Purple spots on the skin ( purpura ), usually over the buttocks, lower legs, and elbows ...
  5. Vasculitis - allergic; Hypersensitivity vasculitis; Cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis ... Allergic vasculitis is caused by an allergic reaction to a drug, an infection, or other foreign substance. It most ...
  6. Meningococcal septicemia; Meningococcal blood poisoning; Meningococcal bacteremia ... Meningococcemia is caused by a bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis . The bacteria frequently lives in a person's upper ...
  7. ... studies OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ... definitions Reviewed October 2008 What is thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura? Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare disorder that ...
  8. Vasculitis - necrotizing ... Necrotizing vasculitis is common with: Polyarteritis nodosa Rheumatoid arthritis Scleroderma Systemic lupus erythematosus Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly called Wegener's ...
  9. Vasculitis (American College of Rheumatology)  
    ... patients take lower doses of glucocorticoids. What is vasculitis? Vasculitis refers to inflammation of the blood vessels. ... Most types of vasculitis are rare. What causes vasculitis? We do not know what causes most types ...
  10. Types of Vasculitis From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. Types of Vasculitis There are many types of vasculitis. Each type ... the blood vessels they affect. Mostly Large Vessel Vasculitis These types of vasculitis usually, but not always, ...
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