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Title Vasculitis in clinical practice / Richard A. Watts, David G.I. Scott, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer-Verlag, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xxii, 193 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Definitions -- Classification and epidemiology -- General presentation of the vasculitides -- General principles of treatment -- Giant cell arteritis -- Takayasu arteritis -- Wegener's granulomatosis -- Churg-Strauss syndrome -- Microscopic polyangiitis -- Polyarteritis nodosa -- Kawasaki disease -- Henoch-Schonlein purpura -- Behcet's disease -- Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis -- Vasculitis mimics -- Secondary vasculitis -- Primary angiitis of the central nervous system vasculitis -- Relapsing polychondritis -- Cogan's syndrome
Summary The systemic vasculitides are a group of disorders which are of increasing importance, many of which present significant diagnostic challenges. Vasculitis in Clinical Practice provides insights into the diagnosis and management of these conditions from a group of experts in the field. Both comprehensive and concise, this volume covers the full range of vasculitides including the rarer diseases, while summarizing each chapter with a list of key points for quick revision or reference. In addition, full color illustrations throughout provide a valuable diagnostic aid. Richard A. Watts, DM MA FRCP is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia School of Medicine, Health and Policy Practice and a Consultant Rheumatologist at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, in the UK. David G.I. Scott, MD FRCP is a Consultant Rheumatologist at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, and an Honorary Professor at the University of East Anglia, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, in the UK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Vasculitis.
Wegener's granulomatosis.
Churg-Strauss syndrome.
Polyarteritis nodosa.
Behçet's disease.
Takayasu Arteritis
Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
Churg-Strauss Syndrome
Microscopic Polyangiitis
Polyarteritis Nodosa
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
IgA Vasculitis
Behcet Syndrome
Cogan Syndrome
MEDICAL -- Cardiology.
Wegener's granulomatosis
Polyarteritis nodosa
Churg-Strauss syndrome
Behçet's disease
Form Electronic book
Author Watts, Richard (Consultant rheumatologist)
Scott, David G. I
LC no. 2010925794
ISBN 9781849962476