Cutaneous leukocytoclastic angiitis

Cutaneous leukocytoclastic angiitis is a form of vasculitis that affect the skin. This is considered the most common of vasculitis affecting the skin and usually results from deposition of immune complexes at the vessel wall. Patients usually have a palpable purpura.

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rID: 31122
System: Vascular
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis
  • Cutaneous small-vessel vasculitis
  • Cutaneous necrotizing venulitis

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