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angiitis

[‚an·jē′īd·əs]
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Our results demonstrated that cutaneous leukocytoclastic angiitis was the most common type of biopsy proven CV which was in accordance with the study conducted by Blanco et al.5 Moreover, Blanco et al.5 suggested that 10% of the patients with biopsy-proven CV had vasculitis associated with systemic disease, while this type of vasculitis was less prevalent in our study.
FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy with Angiitis
B-cell dominant lymphocytic primary angiitis of the central nervous system: four biopsy-proven cases.
Search terms Acute interstitial pneumonitis Necrotizing bronchiolitis Allergic granulomatous angiitis Obliterative bronchiolitis Alveolar proteinosis Organizing pneumonia Alveolar hemorrhage Pneumonitis Alveolitis Progressive massive fibrosis Allergic alveolitis Pulmonary fibrosis Acute eosinophilic pneumonia Pulmonary necrosis Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia Pulmonary radiation injury Diffuse alveolar damage Pulmonary toxicity Eosinophilia myalgia syndrome Pulmonary vasculitis Eosinophilic pneumonia Radiation alveolitis Fibrosing alveolitis Radiation fibrosis-lung Interstitial lung disease Radiation pneumonitis Lung infiltration Transfusion-related Necrosis of bronchioles acute lung injury TABLE 2: Summary of case reports identified in literature search.
According to the revised Japanese criteria for the diagnosis of MPA put forward by the National Study Group of Angiitis, the diagnosis of 'definite MPA' is made in the existence of one of the two following conditions: MPO-ANCA is detected in patients presenting with both rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) and pulmonary hemorrhage or histological evidence is demonstrated in patients presenting with more than any two of the following three symptoms: (I) RPGN, (II) pulmonary hemorrhage and (III) other symptoms, such as purpura, subcutaneous hemorrhage, gastrointestinal bleeding and mononeuritis multiplex (1,11,12).
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. Various treatment regimens can result in a complete remission, although relapses do occur.
Matsubara et al., "Multiple perforated ulcers of the small intestine associated with allergic granulomatous angiitis: report of a case," Surgery Today, vol.
Furthermore, necrotizing angiitis has also been described in adult amphetamine abusers (Citron et al., 1970).
Topics include systemic lupus erythematosus, angiitis, drug abuse, and vasoconstrictive syndromes.