Published: 29 January 2020
Author(s): Fernando Salvador
Issue: January 2020
Section: Review Article

Vasculitis is a pathological process characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels [1]. This inflammation causes vascular destruction, translating histologically with fibrinoid necrosis, hence the term necrotizing vasculitis. It produces local symptoms resulting in hypoperfusion, infarction and hemorrhage and systemic symptoms with an increase in acute phase reactants.

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