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What Is Vasculitis?

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Updated February 06, 2013

Definition: Vasculitis is the inflammation of blood vessels which can be associated with various rheumatic diseases and syndromes. Read Vasculitis - What You Need to Know

Some of the conditions that involve primary vasculitis include:

Pronunciation: vask-u-light-us
Also Known As: vasculitide
Common Misspellings: vasculitus
Examples:
The patient has arthritis and a secondary condition known as vasculitis.

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