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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For links to articles on other aspects of Vasculitis, please see our Health and Medical Information page.