Medical Dictionary: Angiitis


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Angiitis: Another name for Vasculitis.
Angiitis (condition): Any type of inflammation of blood vessels

Angiitis: Vasculitis is an inflammation of the blood vessel system, which includes the veins, arteries, and capillaries. Vasculitis may affect blood vessels of any type, size, or location, and therefore can cause dysfunction in any organ system, including the central and peripheral nervous systems. 1

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from NINDS Vasculitis including Temporal Arteritis Information Page: NINDS

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