What are the symptoms of Vasculitis?
Early symptoms of Vasculitis are weight loss, fever, skin lesions, muscle pain, joint pain, mouth ulcers or genital ulcers.
General symptoms of vasculitis include fever, body ache, arthritis pain, weight loss and fatigue. The patient develops purpura, which is a hard, purple blotch on the skin. Blackened areas of gangrene appear in the areas of skin where there is no blood flow. Vasculitis occurring as a result of drug reaction has symptoms of fever, joint pain, and swollen lymph nodes.
|Inflammation in Vascular system||Symptoms||Vasculitis|
|Small veins||Purpura - large purple circles on the skin.||Henoch- Schonlein.|
|Deep layers||Deep, painful red bumps on the arms and legs.||Erythema nodosum.|
|Medium - sized arteries||Kidney failure, heart complications, gastrointestinal problems and high blood pressure.||Polyarteritis nodosa.|
|Inflammation of arteries in the brain and head.||Severe headaches, blindness, and stroke||Temporal (giant cell) arteritis.|
|Inflammation of the large arteries around the heart.||Fever and night sweats, heart attack.||Takayasu's arteritis.|
|Blood vessels of respiratory tract.||Coughing, shortness of breath, nose bleeds, and ear infections||Wegener's granulomatosis.|
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