Leukocytoclastic vasculitis

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Left leg 2013-03-17, the day before my birthday. I didn't photograph my other leg at the time because I was just trying to show mom the LV itself, not the secondary infection that had set in on the right leg. Also, I was in intense pain, so I wasn't exactly thinking about chronicling.
This article is a stub. I'll get around to lengthening it when I feel like it :)


For the TL;DR crowd: In February I developed a condition called leukocytoclastic vasculitis, which is essentially a disease where the immune system decides your blood vessels are foreign invaders and attempts to destroy them. It appears to be chronic, however, there doesn't appear to be internal organ involvement, and it looks like we're finally getting it under control with oral steroids.

2013-06-27: *Deep breath*

Today is my father's birthday and I wanted to call him to say hi, however, I know he's going to ask me if I'm coming to the annual family get-together, and I need to