Vasculitic sentence example
A vasculitic ulcer is a hole or tear that develops in the tissues around an inflamed blood vessel.
In children with JDMS, vasculitic ulcers usually appear either in the skin rash or in the digestive tract.
Vasculitic ulcers in the skin look like open sores within the reddish-purple rash; they vary in size from small spots to sores as much as an inch across.
Vasculitic ulcers in the digestive tract may lead to perforation of the intestines, which is a medical emergency.
Children who have developed sudden weakness of the muscles that control breathing or swallowing, or those who have developed vasculitic ulcers in the digestive tract may need to be hospitalized.Advertisement
In a very few cases the child may die from complications related to myocarditis or from bowel perforation or lung disease caused by vasculitic ulcers.
Although JDMS is rarely fatal, it can lead to medical emergencies if the child develops vasculitic ulcers.