Juvenile vasculitis is a serious medical condition which causes the blood vessels in your body to weaken which might then stretch or bulge. This condition makes the blood vessels wall to become very weak causing it to rupture and bleed leading to death. But the occurrence of this condition is very rare. The symptoms of juvenile vasculitis are huge in number, as any organ involved will cause this condition.
These symptoms would not be common among all as each symptom represent the presence of medical condition, which is different in nature. The general symptoms are fever, loss of appetite, loss of energy, fatigue, muscle pain, joint pain, appetite loss, numbness of nerves and weight loss.
Various Symptoms of Juvenile Vasculitis
There are various types of vasculitis medical conditions and the symptoms also vary accordingly. The major symptoms are Behcet’s syndrome that causes arterial and vein inflammation and exhibits symptoms such as mouth ulcers, genital ulcers, acne lesion in skin and eye inflammation. This attacks individuals, who are above 20 and 30 years of age.
The Buerger’s disease is another symptom that causes clots and inflammation in the blood vessels and has symptoms like pain in arms, feet, legs and ulcers on toes and fingers. This is an extreme symptom of the vasculitis condition. Those suffering from asthma would have the allergic condition of churg Strauss syndrome, which affects the lungs and the blood vessels present in it.
The symptoms of juvenile vasculitis can also have the infection of hepatitis C and would have symptoms, such as purpura, a rash type on your lower part of the body, weak nerves and nerve damage.
If you are above 50 years of age and if you have giant cell arteries condition you are at high risk of developing the vasculitis disease, which would cause symptoms like jaw pain, headaches, scalp tenderness, double vision, stiffness in neck, upper arms, hips, thighs and shoulders.
Extreme Symptoms of Juvenile Vasculitis
There are other symptoms such as skin lesions, inflammation of blood vessels in the kidney, lungs and skin. The polyarteritis nodosa if present in the individual’s body, will show various symptoms, such as kidney problems, abdominal pains, joint pain, skin ulcers and rashes on the skin.
The other symptoms would also comprise of large arteries especially the aorta that occurs in young woman, numbness to cold, diminished level of pulses, high blood pressure, frequent headaches and visual disturbances. Kawasaki Disease is a disorder that involves inflammation of blood vessels in small children. This is common in children, who are below 5 years of age.
The most severe medical condition called granulomatosis causes the condition of vasculitis that triggers the symptoms of inflammation of blood vessels in nose, kidneys, lungs, throat and sinuses. It would also cause symptoms such as stuffy feel in the nasal, chronic infections of sinus and bleeding of nose. Most of these symptoms of juvenile vasculitis might not occur among all infected persons as these symptoms tend to surface only in extreme conditions.