A rheumatologist treats MPA. Specialists like nephrologists, gastroenterologists and pulmonologists treat MPA depending on which organ is affected.
2. What happens when a blood vessel is inflamed?
Inflammation of blood vessels could have two consequences:
► The blood vessel could be narrowed to such an extent that it obstructs the flow of blood.
► The blood vessel wall could thin out and form an outpouching called an aneurysm. The aneurysm may burst leading to fatal bleeding.