The etiology of the systemic vasculitides is largely unknown and their pathogenesis remains incompletely understood. Therefore, current classification schemes for the vasculitides reflect clinical phenomenology and characteristic histopathologic features such as the size of affected vessels, presence of granulomas, or eosinophilic tissue infiltration (1-4).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Inflammatory Diseases of Blood Vessels|
|Number of pages||16|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2000|
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