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...................The vasculitis is of the small vessles (cappillaries and artieroles) anti-bodies (ANCA-MPO) get stuck on the walls of the vessles, this starts an immune reaction which dameages the vessel walls causing them to become leaky. This leaking then appears as petchicie or pupura. When the inflammation causes the vessel to become completely blocked or destroyed then the organ to which that vessel supplies blood begins to die (gangrene or necrosis). That looks like this


This is caused by the raynauds.

On my chest and stomach I have thousands of small red dots (petichiae), this is also from the same vasculitis. As well as my repeated episodes of Episcleritis (red eye), It is all caused by the same mechanism.

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Monique
 
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