Renal Injury Caused By Different Categories Of Vasculitis

Large vessel vasculitis

Ischemia causing renovascular hypertension (uncommon) Medium-sized vessel vasculitis Renal infarcts (frequent) Hemorrhage (uncommon) and rupture (rare) ANCA small vessel vasculitis Pauci-immune crescentic glomerulonephritis (common) Arcuate and interlobular arteritis (occasional) Medullary angiitis (uncommon) Interstitial granulomatous inflammation (rare) Immune complex small vessel vasculitis Immune complex proliferative or membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis with or without crescents (common) Arteriolitis and interlobular arteritis (rare) Anti-GBM small vessel vasculitis Crescentic glomerulonephritis (common) Extraglomerular vasculitis (only with concurrent ANCA disease)

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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