What are the symptoms of vasculitis?

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A vasculitis syndrome may begin suddenly or develop over time. Symptoms include:
Headaches, especially a headache that does not go away Fever Malaise (feeling out-of-sorts) Rapid weight loss Confusion or forgetfulness leading to dementia Aches and pains in the joints and muscles Pain while chewing or swallowing Paralysis or numbness, usually in the arms or legs Visual disturbances, such as double vision, blurred vision, or blindness Seizures, convulsions Stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA, sometimes also called a "mini-stroke") Unusual rashes or skin discoloration Problems with the kidneys or other organs

This answer is based on source information from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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