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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.

ANCA and the KidneyANCA Associated Vasculitis and the Kidney - Mark E. McClure, Vasculitis Research Fellow, and Rachel B. Jones, Consultant in Nephrology and Vasculitis, both at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Vasculitis UK will commission further articles in this series.

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Vasculitis Renal and Respiratory Training Day - Hammersmith Hospital

30 Jul 2019

RUDY Study

29 Oct 2015

A study in rare diseases of the bones, joints and blood vessels.

Cortisone (Steroid) Information Website

13 Jan 2014

A new indepth website publishing information about steroids for patients

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