necrotizing vasculitis

noun

Medical Definition of necrotizing vasculitis

: an inflammatory condition of the blood vessels characterized by necrosis of vascular tissue

called also necrotizing angiitis, systemic necrotizing vasculitis

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“Necrotizing vasculitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/necrotizing%20vasculitis. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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