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Lymphocytic Vasculitis


Presentation

  • The present findings support that lymphocytic vasculitis of the prostate was present in 67 (12.4%) of 540 specimens.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Affected males uncommonly present with lymphocytic vasculitis in addition to aplastic anemia.[kyushu-u.pure.elsevier.com]
Soft Tissue Mass
  • Conventional radiographic findings are often normal, but the typical MRI findings include periprosthetic fluid collections, soft-tissue masses, gluteal tendon avulsion, bone loss, periosteal stripping, neurovascular involvement, and periprosthetic fractures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • English term or phrase: aseptic lymphocytic vasculitis-associated lesions (ALVAL) Hernant Pandit (Oxford, UK) reported on pseudotumors associated with MoM hip resurfacing. 20 MoM resurfaced hips in 17 female patients showed a solid or cystic soft tissue[proz.com]
  • Termine o frase Inglese: aseptic lymphocytic vasculitis-associated lesions (ALVAL) Hernant Pandit (Oxford, UK) reported on pseudotumors associated with MoM hip resurfacing. 20 MoM resurfaced hips in 17 female patients showed a solid or cystic soft tissue[ita.proz.com]
Biphasic Fever
  • Abstract A 37-year-old Japanese male was admitted to Nagasaki University Hospital with abrupt onset of biphasic fever, general malaise and myalgia 9 days after coming back to Japan from Manila.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Intravenous Drugs
  • She denied ever having constitutional symptoms or a history of intravenous drug use. There were no significant baseline laboratory abnormalities. The patient demonstrated HIV negativity.[ajnr.org]
Papular Rash
  • Recurrent vasculitic changes involving exclusively the skin, was characterized by a (maculo)papular rash, most commonly found in the upper and lower extremities. Pruritus of varying intensity was present in 82% of the patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Ecthyma
  • ., Finkelstein’s disease, ecthyma gangrenosum, or atrophie blanche.[derm101.com]
Perseveration
  • So don’t let them tell you there’s nothing wrong or no more they can do... persevere. Keep fighting. I will keep you updated and support you in any way I can... 1 like, 10 replies[patient.info]
Testicular Swelling
  • He presented with left testicular swelling and fever, but without any signs of other organ involvement. He was effectively treated with prednisolone and azathioprine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

Workup

  • The patient had an unremarkable collagen vascular workup. There was also no evidence of an infectious or drug-induced cause of vasculitis.[ajnr.org]
  • A skin biopsy is often part of the first-line investigations done in the workup of such patients.[ijdpdd.com]
  • This condition presents many challenges to the physician, including classification and diagnosis, appropriate laboratory workup, treatment, and the need for careful follow-up.[thedoctorsdoctor.com]
Gliosis
  • A and B, Axial T2-weighted images 5 months after therapy show resolution of edema and mass effect with residual foci of gliosis and extensive atrophy of the right cerebral hemisphere.[ajnr.org]

Treatment

  • Only your physician can give you the proper diagnosis and the best treatment for each individual case. Treatment The rash is often treated with high doses of corticoststeroids which are quite effective.[healthguideinfo.com]
  • CLOSE Medical Disclaimer The medical information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.[diseaseinfosearch.org]
  • Treatment - Lymphocytic vasculitis Not supplied. Resources - Lymphocytic vasculitis Not supplied.[checkorphan.org]
  • You may also want to contact a university or tertiary medical center in your area, because these centers tend to see more complex cases and have the latest technology and treatments.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

Prognosis

  • Prognosis - Lymphocytic vasculitis Not supplied. Treatment - Lymphocytic vasculitis Not supplied. Resources - Lymphocytic vasculitis Not supplied.[checkorphan.org]
  • Cutaneous vasculitis update: diagnostic criteria, classification, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, evaluation and prognosis. The American Journal of Dermatopathology . 2005; 27(6):504-528. . Accessed 11/13/2014. Carlson JA, Chen KR.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]
  • Clinical manifestations are protean and make the diagnosis difficult; however, making the diagnosis is critical because the prognosis is poor if patients are left untreated ( 4 ).[ajnr.org]
  • AIDS Transmission AIDS Treatment AIDS Prognosis History of AIDS AIDS Stigma[news-medical.net]
  • It is clear that better recognition of cerebral vasculitis as a possible sign of Lyme disease, even in the absence of other conditions, may lead to more rapid treatment intervention and a better Lyme disease prognosis in such cases.[lymediseaseguide.net]

Etiology

  • Cutaneous vasculitis update: diagnostic criteria, classification, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, evaluation and prognosis. The American Journal of Dermatopathology . 2005; 27(6):504-528. . Accessed 11/13/2014. Carlson JA, Chen KR.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]
  • Although the cause of this disorder is unclear, a viral etiology, as well as an association with lymphoma, has been reported ( 2 , 3 ).[ajnr.org]
  • Although vasculitis can be classified by etiology, many cases have no identifiable cause, and a single etiologic agent can elicit several distinct clinicopathologic expressions of vasculitis.[thedoctorsdoctor.com]
  • This does not dwell on details of individual diseases or their etiology, which are available in standard textbooks.[ijdpdd.com]
  • The next step is to determine etiology: this disease is most frequently caused by infections, drugs or associated conditions that induce the production of immunocomplexes, e.g. connective tissue diseases, tumors, or chronic inflammatory diseases ( 8 –[clinicaldermatology.eu]

Epidemiology

  • Cutaneous vasculitis update: diagnostic criteria, classification, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, evaluation and prognosis. The American Journal of Dermatopathology . 2005; 27(6):504-528. . Accessed 11/13/2014. Carlson JA, Chen KR.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]
  • Although several studies (as well as common “wisdom”) suggest that people who quit smoking will gain weight, 2 epidemiologic data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES II) suggest that this gain may not be excessive. 3 Ex-smokers[consultant360.com]
  • Herein, we review cutaneous vasculitis focusing on diagnostic criteria, classification, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, and evaluation of the cutaneous vasculitis patient.[thedoctorsdoctor.com]
  • Cutaneous vasculitis update: Diagnostic criteria, classification, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, evaluation and prognosis. Am J Dermatopathol 2005;27:504-28. 5. Ackerman AB, Boer A, Bennin B, Gottlieb G.[ijdpdd.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • This histologic information coupled with extravascular findings such as tissue eosinophilia, tissue neutrophilia, and/or granulomas, plus pathophysiologic markers such as direct immunofluorescent examination for immune complexes and serologic evaluation[thedoctorsdoctor.com]

Prevention

  • MAINTENANCE AND RELAPSE PREVENTION Although the cessation attempt is relatively straightforward when patients are motivated to quit, data suggest that maintenance strategies and relapse prevention techniques must be considered from the start.[consultant360.com]
  • Symptoms - Lymphocytic vasculitis * Pain * Tenderness * Purpura * Increased pigmentation * Raised red skin patches Causes - Lymphocytic vasculitis Increased pigmentation -Pain -Tenderness Prevention - Lymphocytic vasculitis Not supplied.[checkorphan.org]
  • There is no known prevention of lymphocytic vasculitis. However, with a daily dose of prednisone, you can reduce the number of outbreaks. References Photos courtesy of Flickr[healthguideinfo.com]
  • How can cutaneous small vessel vasculitis be prevented? Flares of cutaneous small vessel vasculitis can be minimised by rest, compression and elevation of lower legs.[dermnetnz.org]
  • These stages of infection as outlined in 1993 by the Centers for Disease Control and prevention are: Seroconversion illness – this occurs in 1 to 6 weeks after acquiring the infection. The feeling is similar to a bout of flu.[news-medical.net]

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