Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

Deba P Sarma, MD Omaha

F 23, left leg


Leukocytoclastic vasculitis is the most common type of cutaneous vasculitis defined by fibrinoid necrosis ( eosinophilic degeneration ) of vessel wall, neutrophilic infiltration of the vessel wall, karyorrhexis of the neutrophils with nuclear dust and extravasation of red cells in the perivascular dermal tissue.

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