About Vasculitis

All About Vasculitis Disease & the Types of Vasculitis

PeopleDo 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If you find information here that is incorrect or misleading or out of date, please contact us.

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Bio Behçet’s Trial

08 Mar 2018

New trial announced

RAIRDA - Launch New Report on Rare Disease Day

08 Mar 2018

New report for Rare Disease Day

Vasculitis UK AGM

07 Mar 2018

A date for your diary


North West Support Group Meeting

17 Mar 2018

Joing the Northwest Support Group for a coffee

Canal Canter for VUK

24 Mar 2018

10k run for VUK

Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales Support Meeting

27 Mar 2018

Lunchtime meeting in Liverpool

Coffee and Chat in Lincoln

07 Apr 2018

Meeting of Lincoln Vasculitis Support Group

Three Lochs Way

07 Apr 2018

34 Mile challenge for VUK

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