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- adj. Characterized by inflammatory destruction of blood vessels
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Since this autoimmune disease presents primarily as a vasculitis, and since there are no vasculogists (a new word), no one would ever determine that people have a wide-spread, inflammatory, autoimmune, vasculitic disease!
Rheumatoid tempo-mandibular arthritis causes TMJ headaches and it is not unusual for both types of headaches to exist concomitantly since they are both caused by the same underlying autoimmune vasculitic condition.
I realized that my patients had that problem: autoimmune-mediated, vasculitic neuropathy.
Eventually, I learned how the autoimmune-mediated vasculitic neuropathy could be traumatically exacerbated, locally, and caused the somewhat-focused pain deep in the lumbosacral/buttock area and the shoulder/cervical area.
Physicians should be alert to eosinophilia, vasculitic rash, worsening pulmonary symptoms, cardiac complications, and / or neuropathy presenting in their patients.
He was of the opinion that although the immune system's primary role was to eliminate or control infections, immunology as a specialty encompasses patients with immunodeficiency, allergy, autoimmune and vasculitic disorders per se.