leukocytoclastic vasculitis

[ lōō′kə-sī′tə-klăstĭk ]

n.

Acute cutaneous vasculitis that is characterized by purpura, especially of the legs, and by exudation of neutrophils and sometimes fibrin around dermal venules, with extravasation of red blood cells.

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