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How is vasculitis treated?

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Treatment of vasculitis depends entirely upon diagnosis and the organs affected by the condition. When vasculitis stems from an allergic reaction, it may go away on its own and not require treatment. In other instances, when it attacks critical organs such as the lungs, brain, or kidneys, you'll require aggressive and timely treatment.

From: Vasculitis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center: "Rheumatoid Vasculitis Information." National Library of Medicine: "Vasculitis." Vasculitis Foundation: "Vasculitis Statistics." UpToDate for Patients: "Patient Information: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment."



Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 13, 2017

SOURCES: The Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center: "Rheumatoid Vasculitis Information." National Library of Medicine: "Vasculitis." Vasculitis Foundation: "Vasculitis Statistics." UpToDate for Patients: "Patient Information: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment."



Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 13, 2017

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