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Vasculitis

Vasculitis is inflammation in the blood vessels. Inflammation is seen in the walls of the blood vessel s. This makes the walls swell, and less blood can flow through them. As a result, there may be too little blood flow to parts of the body. Without enough blood, body cells cannot stay healthy. Therefore, vasculitis can harm many parts of your body.

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