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Sport-Induced Vasculitis

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Author(s): Davide Basso

Journal: Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
ISSN 2155-9554

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Vasculitis | Exercise purpura | Sport associated diseases

ABSTRACT
Sport-induced vasculitis is a frequently misdiagnosed or ignored disease that occurs after prolonged muscular activity. Erythematous, urticarial or purpuric lesions arise on the lower leg. They are asymptomatic or sometimes itchy, painful or burning; usually fade after resting for a few days to relapse promptly when training is resumed. We present an unusual case arising in a water-sport never reported before.
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