Which histologic findings are characteristic of leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV)?

Updated: Dec 09, 2020
  • Author: A Brooke W Eastham, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The picture of leukocytoclastic vasculitis is a pattern that can occur in any vasculitic syndrome but may also occur in nonvasculitic diseases such as neutrophilic dermatoses, at the base of an ulcer, or in some insect bite-reactions. Careful clinical-pathologic correlation is necessary.


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