Vasculitis has a cure? How is the treatment?

Expert answer:

THE vasculitis has no cure However, the disease can be under control with the use of appropriate treatment.

O treatment of vasculitis depend on the specific type identified and body location in which the blood vessel was involved. This may include:

  • Corticoid such as prednisone;
  • Immunomodulators such as cyclophosphamide, azathioprine, methotrexate, rituximab, mycophenolate;
  • Among other medications.

The diagnosis of vasculitis can be difficult and sometimes time consuming because the symptoms presented are not specific to the disease.

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