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  • Behcet's syndrome with inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body has symptoms of swelling, redness, heat, and pain. Symptoms differ but can include mouth and genital ulcers, eye inflammation and skin problems. It can involve the intestines, heart and central nervous system. ABDA   Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center
  • Bullus pemphigoid causes itchy red irregular shaped skin eruptions that result in scarring. Sometimes the mucous membranes are involved. IPPF  MedicineNet

 

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  • Celiac disease responds to dietary proteins found in wheat, rye, and barley This leads to inflammation of small intestine and can cause diarrhea, constipation, anemia, fatigue, weakness, bone pain, and muscle cramps. Celiac Disease Foundation   Gluten Intolerance Group   National Digestive Diseases: Celiac Awareness Campaign  
  • Cogan's Syndrome has inflammation of the eye and ear with dizziness, tinnutis, headache, fever and joint pain. Cogan's Contact Network  American Hearing Research Foundation
  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome (CSS) or Allergic Granulomatosis Angiitis is inflammation of blood vessels increasing the white blood cells with late onset asthma then weight loss, fever, and night sweats CSS Association  John Hopkins Vasculitis Center  Mayo Clinic 
  • Chronic bullous disease of childhood DermAtlas  NHS Foundation Trust
     
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) causes swelling  and destruction of myelin sheath over the nerves. Symptoms -weakness, paralysis, and/or impairment of movement in arms and legs. Sometimes numbness, tingling, and burning sensations on both sides of the body.  CIDP Home
  • Cictricial  pemphigoid (CP) small blisters or erosions on any mucous membrane  including the nose, mouth, eyes (OCP), esophagus, larynx, urethra and anus. IPPF 
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis inflames the blood vessels in the brain and spinal cord with symptom's including headaches. Can have sudden onset or be a waxing and waning condition Cleveland Clinic   CNSV Foundation
  • Crohn's Disease  - bowel disease with persistent inflammation of the lining or wall of the gastrointestinal tract.  Major symptoms include abdominal pain and diarrhea.  Healthline   NIDDK 
  • Cryoglobulinemia a form of vasculitis which an immune response to chronic hepatitis C infection  John Hopkins Cetnter for Vasculitis

 

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  • Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) has itchy bumps and blisters on the scalp, buttocks, elbows and knees of people with coeliac disease. NFCA  MedlinePlus
  • Dermatomyositis has rash on face, neck, shoulders, upper chest, elbows, knees, knuckles, back and progressive muscle weakness  particularly in the muscles closest to the trunk Myositis
  • Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) in which round red lumps appear on the skin eMedicine  DermNet NZ 

 

 The information on this site is not meant for diagnosis of a disease - please see your health care professional with your medical concerns.

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