- Individual Diseases
- What is Vasculitis?
- What is ANCA?
- The Immune System
- Causes of Vasculitis
- Diagnosing Vasculitis
- Treating Vasculitis
- Effects of Vasculitis
- Vasculitis in Children
- Henoch Schonlein Purpura - Paediatric Treatment and Guidlines published 2012
- Guidlines: Treatment, Management and Advice
- Vasculitis - Disease Photos
- Types of Vasculitis by Size
- Diseases Affecting Small Blood Vessels
- Glossary of Drugs
- Glossary of Procedures
- Glossary of Blood Test Monitoring
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Vasculitis UK TV
All About Vasculitis Disease & the Types of Vasculitis
Do you already have vasculitis or are you suspected of having vasculitis? Does someone you know have vasculitis?
Here you can read about the basics of the individual vasculitis diseases, including diagnosis, treatment and the affects. These have been written in plain language by medical professionals who are experts in the field of diagnosing and treating vasculitis.
For the newly diagnosed patient our "Understanding Vasculitis Factsheet" will be a starting point for you, your family, friends and colleagues to learn about the basics of vasculitis. You can download the factsheet at:
The individual vasculitis diseases are covered in detail: see Individual Diseases. Each page can be downloaded as a PDF. The PDF link will be found at the end of each page.
For doctors, other medical professionals and students, our Professionals pages offer a quick guide to all the primary systemic vasculitis diseases.
There is immediate access to the latest published Guidelines for the treatment of Adults with ANCA associated vasculitis, and Guidelines for the treatment of Paediatric vasculitis - see Guidelines. Also included in the professionals pages are relevant information, summaries of published papers on each topic or disease.
If you find information here that is incorrect or misleading or out of date, please contact us.