Citations with the tag: VASCULITIS
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Fernandes, Tanya // Nursing Standard; 11/21/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p58
A quiz on vasculitis is presented.
- Renal Function in Systemic Vasculitis Not Impaired by Granulomas.
Fernandes, Tanya // Kidney; Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p67
Discusses the abstract of the article 'Renal granulomas in systemic vasculitis,' by I.M. Bajema, E.C. Hagen et al, published in the 1997 issue of the 'Clinical Nephrology' journal.
- Serial Monitoring of ANCA May Predict Imminent Vasculitic Relapse.
Fernandes, Tanya // Kidney; Mar/Apr99, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p65
Assesses the outcome of patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated (ANCA) systemic vasculitis (AASV) beginning renal replacement therapy (RRT). Patient survival at one and five years; Increased risk of relapse for patients with persistent or rising ANCA.
- Corneal Melt Hints at Systemic Disease.
Harshman, Dough // Review of Optometry; 11/15/2002, Vol. 139 Issue 11, p83
Investigates the association of corneal melting with systemic vasculitis. Opacification and thinning of the cornea; Treatment of the disorder; Risk associated with increased corneal thinning.
- An experimental model of cryoglobulin-associated vasculitis in mice.
Pastore, Yves; Lajaunias, Frederic; Kuroki, Aki; Moll, Thomas; Kikuchi, Shuichi; Izui, Shozo // Springer Seminars in Immunopathology; Sep2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p315
Studies the pathogenesis of immunoglobulin G3 (IgG3) cryoglobulin-associated vasculitis in mice. Physicochemical properties of murine IgG3 that exhibit cryoglobulin activity; Molecular and cellular events involved in the generation of cryoglobulin-mediated tissue lesions; Cryoglobulinemia.
- Rashes and vasculitis.
Watts, R.A.; Scott, D.G.I. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 4/29/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6987, p1128
Offers information on the various possible causes of rashes and vasculitis. Differential diagnosis of rash and arthritis; Direct infection or immune mediated mechanisms caused by microorganisms; Skin eruptions as a common complication of many drugs; Classification of vasculitis; Treatment and...
- Wegener Granulomatosis: An Analysis of 158 Patients.
Hoffman, Gary S.; Kerr, Gail S.; Leavitt, Randi Y.; Hallahan, Claire W.; Lebovics, Robert S.; Travis, William D.; Rottem, Menachem; Fauci, Anthony S. // Annals of Internal Medicine; 3/15/92, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p488
Studies the clinical features, pathophysiology, treatment, and prognosis of Wegener granulomatosis. Treatment of Wegener granulomatosis with low-doses of cyclophosphamide and glucocorticoids; Increase in toxicity from prolonged cyclophosphamide therapy.
- A Case of Wegener Granulomatosis.
Crothers, Dean // American Journal of Homeopathic Medicine; Fall2002, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p151
Presents a medical case of Wegener granulomatosis, a granulomatous inflammation and vasculitis of blood vessels. Medical history; Clinical manifestations; Use of homeopathic treatment; Improvement and stabilization of the patient's renal function.
- Systemic vasculitis.
D'Cruz, David; Hughes, Graham // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 2/1/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6822, p269
Focuses on the increase incidence of systemic vasculitis. Role of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in the disease progression; Occurrence of inflammatory vascular damage; Pathogenesis of the disorder.
- DRUG POINTS.
D'Cruz, David; Hughes, Graham // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 7/4/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6844, p29
Focuses on the developments in drug actions. Side-effects of ecstasy; Impact of iodinated water soluble contrast media on urinary protein assays; Occurrence of cutaneous vasculitis using ciprofloxacin.
- Diagnostic value of standardized assays for anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in idiopathic systemic vasculitis.
Hagen, E. Christiaan; Daha, Mohamed R.; Hermans, Jo; Andrassy, Konrad; Csernok, Elena; Gaskin, Gillian; Lesavre, Phillippe; Ludemann, Jens; Rasmussen, Niels; Sinico, R. Alberto; Wiik, Allan; van Der Woude, Fokko J. // Kidney International; Mar1998, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p743
Evaluate the diagnostic value of standardized assays of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in idiopathic systemic vasculitis. Classification of patients pre-defined diagnostic system; Conduction of immunoflourescene test; Implication of the ANCA test results.
- Drug regimens for systemic vasculitis.
Hagen, E. Christiaan; Daha, Mohamed R.; Hermans, Jo; Andrassy, Konrad; Csernok, Elena; Gaskin, Gillian; Lesavre, Phillippe; Ludemann, Jens; Rasmussen, Niels; Sinico, R. Alberto; Wiik, Allan; van Der Woude, Fokko J. // American Family Physician; 7/1/1994, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p209
Recommends a two-stage drug protocol for treating systemic vasculitis. Remission reduction; Maintenance-consolidation therapy.
- BRAINSTEM SYNDROME SECONDARY TO "TUMEFACTIVE" HIV VASCULITIS.
Mamutse, G; Cadwgan, A; Davies, MB // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry; Mar2008, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p355
An abstract of the article "Brainstem Syndrome Secondary to "Tumefactive" HIV Vasculitis," by G. Mamutse, A. Cadwgan, and M. B. Davies is presented.
- Takayasu arteritis: a review.
Johnston, S.L.; Lock, R.J.; Gompels, M.M. // Journal of Clinical Pathology; Jul2002, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p481
Describes the disease called Takayasu arteritis, a rare form of large vessel vasculitis. Discussion of the history, clinical features, differential diagnosis, classification and immunology of the disorder; Aims of treatment of the disease; Treatment options available for the disorder.
Johnston, S.L.; Lock, R.J.; Gompels, M.M. // American Family Physician; 6/1/2012, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p1024
A correction to a continuing education quiz about urticarial vasculitis that was published in the May 1, 2011 issue is presented.
- An Approach to Diagnosis and Initial Management of Systemic Vasculitis.
Roane, Douglas W.; Griger, Donald R. // American Family Physician; 10/1/1999, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p1421
Discusses the condition called systemic vasculitis. When a vasculitic process should be suspected; Clinical features; Classification; Diagnosis; Selected vasculitis syndromes; Treatment; Prognosis.
Roane, Douglas W.; Griger, Donald R. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1449
A definition of the term "mesarteritis" is presented, which refers to an inflammation of the middle layer of an artery.
Roane, Douglas W.; Griger, Donald R. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1690
A definition of the term "panangiitis" which refers to inflammation of a blood vessel is presented.
Roane, Douglas W.; Griger, Donald R. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p127
A definition of the term "angiitis," which refers to an inflammatory condition of the blood vessels, is presented.
Roane, Douglas W.; Griger, Donald R. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p131
A definition of the term "angiomegaly," which refers to blood vessel enlargement, is presented.
- Vasculitis: pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment.
Brown, Sue // Nursing Standard; 11/21/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p50
Vasculitis is an autoimmune connective tissue disease that targets blood vessels in the body, leading to inflammation and potential damage to vital organs. Living with vasculitis can be challenging for patients as there are periods when the disease is more active and often unpredictable in...
- Levamisole-induced vasculitis.
Abdul-Karim, Raghad; Ryan, Caitriona; Rangel, Christina; Emmett, Michael // Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings; Apr2013, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p163
Levamisole-contaminated cocaine is an increasingly reported cause of a syndrome characterized by vasculitic skin lesions and immunologic abnormalities. With approximately 70% of cocaine in the United States now contaminated with levamisole, the incidence of this syndrome is likely to increase....
- Vasculitis (Book).
Hess, Evelyn V. // Annals of Internal Medicine; 11/5/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 9, p782
Reviews the book 'Vasculitis,' edited by G.V. Ball and S.L. Bridges Jr.
- Systemic Vasculitides (Book).
Mandell, Brian F. // Annals of Internal Medicine; 5/1/92, Vol. 116 Issue 9, p781
Reviews the book 'Systemic Vasculitides,' edited by Andrew Churg and Jacob Churg.
- Vasculitis (book).
Chalmers, Andrew // Clinical & Investigative Medicine; Aug2002, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p162
Reviews the book 'Vasculitis,' edited by Eugene V. Ball and S. Louis Bridges Jr.
- SUDDEN ONSET PURPURA IN A HEALTHY INFANT: ACUTE HEMORRHAGIC EDEMA OF INFANCY.
Bansal, Sheena; Ghate, Smita; Jerajani, Hemangi R. // Indian Journal of Dermatology; May/Jun2011, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p349
The article discusses the case of a pediatric patient with a skin condition called acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy (AHOI). The medical history of the patient is presented. The tests and treatment that the patient underwent are described. Information is offered on the condition including its...
- Systemic vasculitis�is it time to reclassify?
Watts, Richard A.; Suppiah, Ravi; Merkel, Peter A.; Luqmani, Raashid // Rheumatology; Apr2011, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p643
No abstract available.
- Recurrent Episodes of Sudden Acute Sensorineural Hearing Loss.
H�ttenbrink, K. B.; Vent, Julia // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International; 5/14/2010, Vol. 107 Issue 19, p3
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Hypocomplementemic Urticarial Vasculitis Syndrome: An Interdisciplinary Challenge," by Wolfgang Grotz and colleagues in the previous issue.
- In reply.
Baumg�rtel, Martin W.; Grotz, Wolfgang // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International; 5/14/2010, Vol. 107 Issue 19, p4
A response by the authors Martin W. Baumg�rtel and Wolfgang Grotz to a letter to the editor about their article "Hypocomplementemic Urticarial Vasculitis Syndrome: An Interdisciplinary Challenge" in the previous issue is presented.
- CME Quiz.
Baumg�rtel, Martin W.; Grotz, Wolfgang // American Family Physician; 3/1/2011, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p537
A continuing medical education (CME) quiz about the evaluation and management of functional dyspepsia, systemic vasculitis and the use of antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent surgical site infections is presented.
- Vasculitis in systemic lupus erythematosus.
D'Cruz, D. // Lupus; 1998, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p270
Vasculitis frequently complicates SLE, is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, and its pathophysiology is poorly understood. In seriously ill lupus patients with vasculitis, immunosuppression should almost always be considered.
- Wegener granulomatosis � an atypical case.
Pradhan, Madhura; Meyers, Kevin E. C.; Guttenberg, Marta; Kaplan, Bernard S. // Pediatric Nephrology; Aug2000, Vol. 14 Issue 8/9, p862
An unusual sequence of the clinical manifestations of microvascular disease is described in a 15 year-old girl. She initially presented with acute renal failure caused by a crescentic glomerulonephritis associated with positive tests for MPO-ANCA. Eighteen months later she had pulmonary...
- Laboratory signs of activated coagulation are common in Henoch-Sch�nlein purpura.
Brendel-M�ller, K.; Hahn, A.; Schneppenheim, R.; Santer, R. // Pediatric Nephrology; Dec2001, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p1084
We investigated 17 patients with Henoch-Sch�nlein purpura (HSP) and describe as yet unreported abnormal results of blood coagulation tests. In parallel to the activity of the disease, D-dimer concentrations in plasma were found to be significantly increased in 15 of the 17 patients; almost 50%...
- Endothelin levels in Henoch-Schonlein purpura.
Muslu, Ali; Islek, Ismail; Gok, Faysal; Aliyazicioglu, Yuksel; Dagdemir, Ayhan; Dundaroz, Rusen; Kucukoduk, Sukru; Sakarcan, Abdullah // Pediatric Nephrology; Nov2002, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p920
Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is one of the most common types of vasculitis disorders seen in childhood and is characterized by a rash, arthritis, abdominal pain, and renal involvement. Although HSP is an immunoglobulin A (IgA) related immune complex disease, the pathogenesis has not been fully...
- Ceruloplasmin levels in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-positive patients.
Baskin, Esra; Bakkaloglu, Aysin; Besbas, Nesrin; Hascelik, Gulsen; Saatci, Umit; G�k, Faysal; Ozen, Seza // Pediatric Nephrology; Nov2002, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p917
Anti-myeloperoxidase (MPO) antibodies are associated with the development of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-related vasculitis. The imbalance between the protease-antiprotease activity in the neutrophils has been implicated in the pathogenesis of ANCA-related vasculitis....
- Renal Granulomas: Uncommon but Not Grave.
Baskin, Esra; Bakkaloglu, Aysin; Besbas, Nesrin; Hascelik, Gulsen; Saatci, Umit; G�k, Faysal; Ozen, Seza // Kidney; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p17
Investigates the histopathology of renal granulomas in systemic vasculitis. Observed granulomatous reactions; Prognostic implications of the occurrence of renal granulomas.
- Serum Hyaluronan Levels Correlate with Clinical Recovery.
Baskin, Esra; Bakkaloglu, Aysin; Besbas, Nesrin; Hascelik, Gulsen; Saatci, Umit; G�k, Faysal; Ozen, Seza // Kidney; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p17
Investigates the significance of serum hyaluronan (HA) in patients with systemic vasculitis (SV). Correlation of HA levels to clinical recovery; Average serum HA in patients in clinical remission from SV; Potential use of serum HA as a marker of disease activity in vasculitis.
- Current Regimens for Systemic Vasculitis Still Too Toxic.
Baskin, Esra; Bakkaloglu, Aysin; Besbas, Nesrin; Hascelik, Gulsen; Saatci, Umit; G�k, Faysal; Ozen, Seza // Kidney; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p20
Assesses the optimum treatment regimens and duration of treatment for prednisolone and cyclophosphamide as therapy for systemic vasculitis (SV). Risk factors for the development of leukopenia; Tendency toward increased toxicity in patients treated with the continuous regimen.
- Pretransplant ANCAs Do Not Predict Outcome.
Baskin, Esra; Bakkaloglu, Aysin; Besbas, Nesrin; Hascelik, Gulsen; Saatci, Umit; G�k, Faysal; Ozen, Seza // Kidney; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p28
Investigates whether the outcome of kidney transplantation in patients with systemic vasculitis differed from that of the average transplant patient. Lack of differences in patient and graft survival rate; Prevalence of recurrent vasculitis; Chance for success of kidney transplantation for...
- Postprandial chest pain and dyspnea.
Pennachio, Dorothy L. // Patient Care; 12/30/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 24, p48
Presents several diagnostic cases. Information on paraesophageal hiatal hernia; Discussion on ecthyma gangrenosum and necrotizing vasculitis with bacterial invasion of small arteries and veins.
- Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody and vasculitis: much more than a disease marker.
D'Agati, Vivette // Journal of Clinical Investigation; 10/1/2002, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p919
Studies the antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody and vasculitis. Major immunopathologic categories of vasculitis; Information on the antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA); Details on the necrotizing function of ANCA.
- Methods for the detection of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies.
Wiik, Allan // Springer Seminars in Immunopathology; Sep2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p217
Discusses methods for detecting and testing anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCA). ANCA serology; Autoantigens recognized in small vessel vasculitides (SVV); Differential diagnosis of ANCA in SVV and non-SVV conditions.
- Clinical aspects of primary vasculitis.
Stegeman, C.A.; Kallenberg, C.G.M. // Springer Seminars in Immunopathology; Sep2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p231
Presents information about primary vasculitis, the inflammation of blood vessels. Classification of vasculitis; Clinical manifestations; Diagnosis; Pathophysiology.
- Immunopathological aspects of systemic vasculitis.
Bajema, Ingeborg M.; Hagen, E. Christian; Ferrario, Franco; de Heer, Emile; Bruijn, Jan A. // Springer Seminars in Immunopathology; Sep2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p253
Discusses the role of anti-neutrophil cytoplasm autoantibodies (ANCA) on the development of systemic vasculitis. Renal lesions in systemic vasculitis; Use of ANCA as diagnostic marker; Immunopathology; Histopathology.
- Clinical management and treatment of vasculitis.
Jayne, David // Springer Seminars in Immunopathology; Sep2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p267
Discusses classification, diagnosis and treatment of systemic vasculitis. Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies marker; Clinical features; Outcome of vasculitis; Goals of treatment.
- Cellular aspects of vasculitis-T cell-mediated aspects.
Griffith, Megan E.; Pusey, Charles D. // Springer Seminars in Immunopathology; Sep2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p287
Discusses the role of T cells in systemic vasculitis. T cell involvement in the production of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies; Histology; Major histocompatibility complex; Use of anti-T cell therapy.
- Role of proteinase 3 in activation of endothelium.
Taekema-Roelvink, Miriam E.J.; van Kooten, Cees; Verbugh, Cees A.; Daha, Mohamed R. // Springer Seminars in Immunopathology; Sep2001, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p299
Discusses immunological mechanisms that contribute to endothelial cell injury and activation in vasculitis. Role of proteinase 3 in the activation of endothelium; Histopathology; Cell activation by anti-neutrophil cytoplasm autoantibodies.
- Dickinson speaks of illness on Facebook.
Taekema-Roelvink, Miriam E.J.; van Kooten, Cees; Verbugh, Cees A.; Daha, Mohamed R. // Estates Gazette; 7/17/2010, Issue 1028, p36
The article reports on the revelation made by former Grainger chief executive Rupert Dickinson about his renal limited vasculitis that he has been suffering for more than two years in the online social networking site Facebook to end questions about his departure from the company in October 2009.
- Urticarial vasculitis.
Warin, Robert P. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 6/18/1983, Vol. 286 Issue 6382, p1919
Examines the aspects of urticarial vasculitis. Relation of the disease to systematic lupus erythematosus; Manifestations of lupus erythematosus; Treatment of urticarial vasculitis.
- Cytomegalovirus and vasculitis.
Bamji, Andrew; Salisbury, Richard // British Medical Journal; 3/11/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6113, p623
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in adults causes several clinical syndromes. We report a patient with CMV infection who developed vasculitis and believe that this is the first recorded association.
Our patient, a known diabetic, developed an illness resembling bacterial endocarditis, but...