Annular leucocytoclastic vasculitis.

@article{Imanishi2009AnnularLV,
  title={Annular leucocytoclastic vasculitis.},
  author={Hisayoshi Imanishi and Daisuke Tsuruta and Masamitsu Ishii and Hiromi Kobayashi},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={
          e120-2
        }
}
Leucocytoclastic vasculitis (LV) is characterized by necrotizing inflammation around small blood vessels, composed mainly of neutrophils and their debris. The skin lesions of LV are polymorphous, but an annular variant is rare. Four previous reports have named this variant 'annular LV' (ALV) and in this paper, we report two additional cases. Patient 1 was a 80-year-old man, who presented with pruritic, erythematous target lesions on his legs, soles, abdomen and axillae; histological examination… CONTINUE READING
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