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  • systemic vasculitis
  • The most common causes of relapsing polychondritis-related death include infection secondary to corticosteroid treatment or respiratory compromise (10-50% of deaths result from airway complications), systemic vasculitis, and malignancy unrelated to relapsing polychondritis. (medscape.com)
  • Complications of relapsing polychondritis such as saddle-nose deformity, systemic vasculitis, laryngotracheobronchial stricture, arthritis, and anemia in patients younger than 51 years portend a poorer prognosis than in age-matched patients with relapsing polychondritis without complications. (medscape.com)
  • Systemic vasculitis as defined by the Chapel Hill Concensus Conference on Nomenclature. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • rash
  • [archbronconeumol.org] The patient sought emergency treatment presenting with headache, arthralgia, cutaneous rash, and weight loss (4 kg) in the last 20 days. (symptoma.com)
  • Meningococcemia, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, or septicemia may present with a cutaneous hemorrhagic rash and tissue necrosis akin to purpura fulminans, but the child will appear toxic with hypotension and high fever. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • purpura
  • For example, if the vasculitis is a manifestation of Henoch-Schönlein purpura, individuals may also experience abdominal pain or blood in the urine. (wikipedia.org)
  • In cases where a cause can be determined, medications and infectious pathogens are most common in adults, while IgA vasculitis (Henoch-Schönlein purpura) frequently affects children. (wikipedia.org)
  • includes
  • Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center Includes photos of vasculitis rashes, which can vary from small red or purple dots (usually on the legs), to bruise-like patches, to weeping sores. (sclero.org)