- Maciej Pastuszczak,
- Magdalena Celińska-Löwenhoff,
- Joanna Sułowicz,
- Anna Wojas-Pelc,
- Jacek Musiał
Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Mar;96(12):e6376
aDepartment of Dermatology b2nd Department of Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Cracow, Poland.
Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is a heterogenous group of disorders that may manifest as a mild disease isolated to the skin or be a part of life-threatening systemic vasculitis. According to the 2012 Chapel Hill Consensus Conference nomenclature, patients presenting symptoms of LCV confined only to the skin should be defined as suffering from a single-organ cutaneous small vessel vasculitis (SoCSVV). SoCSVV is a benign disease with a good clinical outcome but with a significant risk of relapse and skin ulcer formation. Read More