Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis (LCV)

Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis (LCV) Introduction Vasculitis is defined as an inflammation of the blood vessels, this inflammation may present inside or may surround the blood vessels whereas Leukocytoclastic vasculitis (LCV) is an inflammatory condition of the blood vessels particularly the small ones which are characterized by palpable purpura (red and purple discolored spots on the skin). Basically, leucocytes are the culprit that give rise to this condition. Leucocytes are the types of white blood cells that counteract the action of antigens

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