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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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CALDERON ELIZONDO, Jorge  and  MADRIGAL RAMIREZ, Edgar. Vasculitis fibrosante crónica de origen traumático: a propósito de un caso. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2017, vol.34, n.2, pp.101-107. ISSN 2215-5287.

Vasculitis is a condition caused by inflammation of the walls of blood vessels, can affect any type of vessel in any organ or tissue. Signs and symptoms that occur are very diverse and overlap with many other diseases, for this reason, it is often in the differential diagnosis for both a single body and for systemic diseases, especially if the patient has evidence of an inflammatory condition. There are many types which are classified according to the size of the blood vessels affecting also the pathophysiology have multiple causes can be grouped into two major groups, non-infectious origin and infectious, turn within noninfectious, there are multiple sources such as autoimmune, and even related traumas.

Fibrosing vasculitis chronic inflammatory reaction is a skin that produces a small vessel vasculitis, produces a histologically similar to elevatum diutinum Erythema or facial granuloma long evolution solitary cutaneous lesion. Can be said is a localized chronic skin leukocytoclastic vasculitis that evolves into a concentric fibrosis with mixed inflammatory infiltrate.

In this paper work an analysis of a patient who presents a chronic traumatic fibrosing vasculitis will be performed.

Keywords : Vasculitis; Fibrosing; Chronicle; Traumatizing; Case.

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