Jul 1, 1975

Allergic vasculitis

Phlébologie
R Diebolt

Abstract

Cutaneous allergic vasculitis alone or combined with a systemic condition is of interest to the phlebologist when it occurs in the leg. All the clinical and paraclinical examinations must be oriented towards looking for infection, toxaemia, or even a so-called auto-immune disease. Treatment, although rarely very successful as regards the etiology, includes a considerable range of therapeutic possibilities, e.g. vasculotropic and anti-inflammatory drugs and immunosuppressive chemotherapy, to induce rapid sedation and often definitive cure.

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Petechiae
Necrosis
Vesicular Skin Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Septic Toxemia
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Myopathy
Etiology
Arteritis
Phlebitis

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