It is a serious complication of longstanding, acute rheumatoid arthritis. The active vasculitis related with rheumatoid disease exists in about 1% of the patient population. Rheumatoid vasculitis is a demonstration of extra articular (beyond the joint) rheumatoid arthritis and includes the small and medium sized arteries in the body.
Related journal of Rheumatoid vasculitis
Journal of Vasculitis, Rheumatology: Current Research, Journal of Clinical & Cellular ImmunologyJournal of Arthritis, Clinical Research on Foot & Ankle.