Systemic vasculitis

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What is systemic vasculitis?

Systemic vasculitis is the inflammation of the blood vessels. The inflammation can decrease blood flow or even stop the blood flow; vessels can expand, thicken, and weaken, leading to a bulge (or aneurysm) or possibly a ruptured blood vessel.

Common symptoms reported by people with systemic vasculitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for systemic vasculitis

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Compare treatments taken by people with systemic vasculitis

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Who has systemic vasculitis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 17 say systemic vasculitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 6
30s 8
40s 16
50s 29
60s 18
70+ 6
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 14
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 11
Female 75

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 47
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from systemic vasculitis patients who have completed their condition history
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