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18 Cards in this Set

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thromboangiitis obliterans; idiopathic, segmental, thrombosing vasculitis of intermed/small peripheral arteries and veins
seen in heavy smokers (tx- stop smoking)
Buerger's findings
intermittent claudication, superficial nodular phlebitis, cold sensitivity, pain
Takayasu's arteritis
pulseless disease; granulomatous thickening of aortic arch and/or prox great vessels; assoc with elevated ESR
primarily affects Asian females < 40 y/o
Takayasu's sxs
fever, arthritis, night sweats, myalgia, skin nodules, ocular disturbances, weak pulses in upper extremities
Temporal arteritis (giant cell)
most common vasculitis that affects medium and small arteries, usually branches of carotid
focal, granulomatous
unilateral HA, jaw claudication, impaired vision (occlusion of opthalmic artery- blindness)
half of pts have systemic involvement and polymyalgia rheumatica
elevated ESR
Temporal arteritis treatment
young male smoker
young asian female with weak pulses in upper extremities
necrotizing immune complex inflammation of medium sized muscular arteries typically involving renal and visceral vessels
sxs: weight loss, malaise, fever, ab pain, melena, HA, myalgia, HTN, neuro dysfunction, cutaneous eruptions
PAN association
hep B; multiple aneurysms and constrictions on arteriogram
not associated with ANCA (P maybe)
Tx of PAN
corticosteroids, cyclophosphamide (hemorrhagic cystitis)
Wegener's granulomatosis
traid of focal necrotizing vasculitis, necrotizing granulomas in the lung and upper airway and necrotizing GN
Wegener's sxs
perforation of nasal septum, chronic sinusitis, otitis media, mastoiditis, cough, dyspnea, hemoptysis, hematuria
looks like goodpastures but upper resp tract is also involved
findings in wegeners
CANCA, CXR- may reveal large nodular densities, hematuria and red cell casts
tx: cyclophosphamide, corticosteroids
Churg Strauss
granulamatous vasculitis with eosinophilia; involves lung, heart, skin, kidneys, and nerves
often seen in atopic pts
tx: steroids
Kawasaki's disease
acute, self limiting disease of infants and kids; acute necrotizing vasculitis of small/medium sized vessels
fever, congested conjunctiva, changes in lips/oral mucosa, LAD, may develop coronary aneurysms, skin rash, strawberry tongue
tx: high dose aspirin
most common childhood vasculitis; skin rash (palpable purpura) below legs, arthralgia, intestinal hemorrhage, ab pain, melena
AV malformation in small vessels; looks like dilated capillary
hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia- AD inheritance; presents with nosebleeds nad skin discolorations