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Blood tests also can identify immune complexes or antibodies (ways the body fights off what it thinks is a threat) that cause vasculitis. Additional tests may include X-rays, tissue biopsies, blood vessel, and heart scans.

From: Vasculitis Pain Management WebMD Medical Reference

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "What Is Vasculitis?"

American College of Rheumatology: "Vasculitis."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 13, 2017

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "What Is Vasculitis?"

American College of Rheumatology: "Vasculitis."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 13, 2017

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