Vasculitis is a group of diseases associated withwith inflammation and destruction of blood vessels. The article gives answers to questions about what are the symptoms of the disease, what is the cause of the disease, what are the methods of treatment and prevention.
Inflammatory process can develop in anya blood vessel. With erythema nodosum, nodular periarteritis, giant cell arteritis, Takayasu arteritis, Schenlein-Genoch syndrome, vasculitis is characterized by limited - only veins, large arteries, small arteries and capillaries, or any of them, for example limbs or head, are affected.
Symptoms of vasculitis are not specific. Inflamed vessels can be accompanied by high body temperature, general weakness, decreased appetite and weight, skin rashes, hemorrhages, joint pains, swelling, swollen lymph nodes. The course of vasculitis can resemble infections, autoimmune diseases, the development of tumors, neuritis, which sometimes makes it difficult to diagnose it. To understand what can be the disease of vasculitis symptoms, a photo taken from specialized resources, clearly demonstrates them.
Vasculitis can develop independently(primary vasculitis) and occur against a background of such diseases as meningitis, sepsis, psoriasis, etc. (secondary vasculitis). A lot of syndromes, invariably accompanied by inflammation of the walls of arteries of different caliber. For each affected area, in addition, there are symptoms of vasculitis. These factors greatly complicate the process of diagnosing systemic diseases of this kind. Therefore, the diagnosis is established in specialized centers on the basis of the results of numerous research methods: instrumental, immunological, chemical. Among them, a complete urine analysis, angiography (vascular study), radiography, tomography, biopsy of damaged tissues.