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Chapter 11: Vasculitis, Purpura and Other Vascular Diseases
A.Vasculitis in small vessels

1. Cutaneous small-vessel vasculitis (CSVV)
2. Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP)
3. Urticarial vasculitis
4. Erythema elevatum diutinum (EED)
5. Granuloma faciale

B.Vasculitis in medium-size and large arteries

1. Polyarteritis nodosa (PN)
2. Allergic granulomatous angiitis (AGA)
3. Wegener’s granulomatosis
4. Temporal arteritis (TA)

C. Other diseases related to vasculitis in small and medium-size blood vessels

1. Behçet’s disease
2. Kawasaki disease
3. Pyoderma gangrenosum
4. Buerger’s disease
5. Mondor disease
6. Malignant atrophic papulosis
7. Thrombophlebitis


1. Thrombocytopenic purpura
1) Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
2) Symptomatic thrombocytopenic purpura
3) Hereditary thrombocytopenic purpura
2. Cryoglobulinemic purpura
3. Pigmented purpuric dermatoses
4. Senile purpura
5. Steroid purpura

Other vascular diseases

1. Arteriosclerosis obliterans (ASO)
2. Diabetic gangrene
3. Raynaud’s phenomenon
4. Stasis dermatitis
5. Livedo reticularis
6. Erythromelalgia
7. Lymphangitis
8. Lymphedema
9. Ataxia telangiectasia (AT)

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Structure and
Function of the Skin
Histopathology of the Skin
Immunology of the Skin
Skin Lesions
Diagnosis of Skin Diseases
Treatment of Skin Diseases
Eczema and Dermatitis
Urticaria, Prurigo and Pruritus
Erythema, Erythroderma
(Exfoliative Dermatitis)
Drug-Induced Skin Reactions
and GVHD
Vasculitis, Purpura and
Other Vascular Diseases
Collagen Diseases
Physiochemical Injury and
Photosensitive Diseases
Blistering and Pustular Diseases
Disorders of Abnormal Keratinization
Disorders of Skin Color
Metabolic Disorders
Disorders of the Dermis and Subcutaneous Fat
Disorders of the Skin Appendages
Nevus and Neurocutaneous Syndrome
Benign Skin Tumors
Malignant Skin Tumors and Melanomas
Viral Infections
Bacterial Infections
Fungal Diseases
Mycobacterial Infections
Sexually Transmitted
Skin Diseases Caused by Arthropods and Other Noxious Animals
Genodermatoses: Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Diagnosis
Dermoscopy: Appendix