Which cardiovascular findings are characteristic of vasculitis?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Nadia Jennifer Chiara Luca, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Answer

The following may be noted:

  • Pulselessness, inequality of pulses

  • Bruits over major arteries

  • Increased capillary refill time

  • Abnormal heart sounds, including gallop rhythm, muffled heart sounds, rub


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