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  • adj. Tending to destroy white blood cells


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leuco- (white blood cell) + cytoclastic ("tending to destroy cells")


  • Biopsy of these lesions reveal inflammation of the small vessels, termed leukocytoclastic vasculitis, which is most prominent in postcapillary venules.

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  • Dermatologic arrhythmias include results of chest coronary centrifugum, perinatal eczematous dermatitis, and myocarditis or leukocytoclastic vasculitis.


  • Acute onset of hematuria and proteinuria associated with multiorgan involvement of the heart, liver, pancreas, kidneys, and skin in a patient with Henoch-Schönlein purpura • CT scan of the abdomen and biopsy of skin and kidney. (a) Computer tomography scan of the abdomen shows significant thickening and edema of jejunum (arrow) (60 60 mm (300 300 DPI)). (b) The skin biopsy shows leukocytoclastic vasculitis.

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