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