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Effects of Vasculitis

Vasculitis UK have commissioned a number of articles by eminent vasculitis physicians which give in-depth information on how the vasculitides can affect various organs in the body, and including the longer term consequences of the diseases and treatment.

FertilityFertility and Vasculitis - Dr David Jayne, Consultant in Nephrology and Vasculitis, Vasculitis and Lupus Clinic, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.

Dr Jayne discusses how vasculitis and therapies can affect fertility in women and in men, and how protection and preservation of fertility issues can be managed. Article dated 2012.

Scleritis in GPAVasculitis and the Eyes - Dr Catherine Guly, Consultant Ophthalmic Physician, Bristol Eye Hospital.

Dr Guly discusses diagnosis and how different forms of vasculitis diseases can affect the eyes. Dr Guly also discusses treatment and what the patient can do to protect their vision. Article dated 2012.

EarVasculitis and the Ear - Dr Marcos Martinez Del Pero, Specialist Registrar in ENT, East of England Deanery, Cambridge.

Dr Del Pero discusses diagnosis and how different forms of vasculitis disease can affect the hearing. Dr Del Pero also discusses treatment and what the patient can do to protect their hearing. Article dated 2013.

Nose Vasculitis and the Nose - The Centre for Nose Reconstruction at Poole Hospital.

ChildrenVasculitis in Children - Dr Paul Borgan, Reader in Vasculitis and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist UCL Inst of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the different forms of vasculitis affecting children, summarising the most common clinical features, treatment, and recent advances (or lack of in certain diseases), and common diagnostic pitfalls for each condition.

Vasculitis UK will commission further articles in this series.

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Art Inflammation and the Illness Experience - Shanali Perera

09 Jan 2018

Shanali Perera gave a presentation at the the Spring Vasculitis Education Day in March 2017

Rare Disease Day 2018

08 Jan 2018

February 28th is Rare Disease Day 2018

Great Runs 2018 for VUK

29 Nov 2017

VUK has places on three Great Runs in 2018


South Wales Support Group

03 Feb 2018

Sat 3rd Feb in Porthcawl

North West Support Group Meeting

17 Mar 2018

Joing the Northwest Support Group for a coffee

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