Benlysta Yields Little Benefit in Vasculitis
(MedPage Today) -- No difference in relapse rate during maintenance treatment in ANCA-associated vasculitis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 23, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Vasculitis: Overview Video Vasculitis: Overview Video
This video covers the pathophysiology of vasculitis in general, as well as more specific conditions like giant cell arteritis, Takayasu arteritis, Kawasaki disease, polyarteritis nodosa, and others.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Commentary Source Type: news

IL-1 Blocker Succeeds in Real-World Vasculitis
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical and laboratory improvements seen with tocilizumab in refractory giant cell arteritis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 13, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

IL-6 Blocker Succeeds in Real-World Vasculitis
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical and laboratory improvements seen with tocilizumab in refractory giant cell arteritis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 13, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Management of Large-Vessel Vasculitis Management of Large-Vessel Vasculitis
Get up-to-date on the latest advances in treatment options for large-vessel vasculitis.Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hypertension, Kidney Disease Linked with Vasculitis
(MedPage Today) -- Complications present in both adults and children with IgA vasculitis (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 29, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Treatment of Pulmonary Vasculitis Treatment of Pulmonary Vasculitis
Learn more about the therapeutic management of pulmonary vasculitis and find out which factors may influence treatment choice.Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Rituximab Promising in Childhood Vasculitis
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment was steroid-sparing in Hemoch-Schonlein purpura (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - November 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Vasculitis Remission Predicts Long-Term Risks
(MedPage Today) -- Remission at months 3 and 6 protected against death and end-stage renal failure (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - November 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA approves label update for Roche ’s Mabthera/Rituxan (rituximab) in two rare forms of vasculitis
Roche announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an update to the MabThera/Rituxan ® (rituximab) label to include information on follow up treatment of adult patients with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA) and Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA) who have achieved disease control with induction treatment. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - October 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Current and Emerging Therapies in Large-Vessel Vasculitis Current and Emerging Therapies in Large-Vessel Vasculitis
This review discusses the conventional treatments for large-vessel vasculitis as well as the potential of new biologic therapies.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Vasculitis: A Link with IBD? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- High rates of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis seen in patients with giant cell arteritis (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 14, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Skin cancer: Common IBD, arthritis drug may raise risk
A new study finds a link between a drug used widely to treat inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis, and vasculitis and a common form of skin cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Melanoma / Skin Cancer Source Type: news

Study links widely-used drug azathioprine to skin cancers
A drug used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis and vasculitis as well as to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients has been identified as an important contributor to skin cancer development, in a research study carried out at the University of Dundee, Queen Mary University of London and the Wellcome Sanger Institute. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Study links widely-used drug azathioprine to skin cancers
(University of Dundee) A drug used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis and vasculitis as well as to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients has been identified as an important contributor to skin cancer development.The research, published in Nature Communications, identified a `strong case for an association' between the drug azathioprine and the mutational signature found in cases of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC), a common form of skin cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study links widely used drug azathioprine to skin cancers
(University of Dundee) A drug used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis and vasculitis as well as to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients has been identified as an important contributor to skin cancer development.The research, published in Nature Communications, identified a 'strong case for an association' between the drug azathioprine and the mutational signature found in cases of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC), a common form of skin cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 10, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Severe Vasculitis Linked to Cocaine Adulterant
(MedPage Today) -- Skin lesions prominent in levamisole-associated vasculitis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How Common is Recurrent Kawasaki Disease?
Patient Presentation A 3.5-year-old female came to clinic with a 2-day history fever up to 101°F. The evening before she had complained of a sore throat but had no rhinorrhea, cough or rash. She was drinking reasonably well and was urinating frequently. She had been to a birthday party where an older child had had strep throat. The past medical history was positive for Kawasaki Disease diagnosed at 17 months of age and treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) on day 6 of fever. Her echocardiograms had been negative and she was being appropriately monitored by cardiology. The family history was positive for heart...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Watch for Infections in Rituximab-Treated Vasculitis
(MedPage Today) -- Prophylaxis with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole lowered the risk by half (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis: A systematic approach
(Bentham Science Publishers) The text combines comprehensive and systematic information about the diseases with a collection of diagnostic images. The key feature of the book is the systemic approach towards medical diagnosis in cases based on radiographic imaging. Topics covered in the book include also include osteoarthritis, lupus, myositis, vasculitis, juvenile arthritis, gout, systemic sclerosis, adult onset Still's disease, Beh ç et's disease and so on. Chapters have been contributed by experts in rheumatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vasculitis - 2001 National Meeting Reports
Title: Vasculitis - 2001 National Meeting ReportsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/24/2001 2:59:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:10 PM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - June 13, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Ustekinumab: Novel Help in Vasculitis?
(MedPage Today) -- Steroid-sparing effects demonstrated in small pilot study (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Vasculitis
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Predicting relapses in patients with autoimmune vascular disease
(Wiley) Patients with an autoimmune disorder called antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis produce antibodies that damage blood vessels in the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mortality Risks Shift in Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
(MedPage Today) -- Main causes evolve from active vasculitis initially to wide range of complications (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - May 3, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Recurrence Rate Low in Pediatric Vasculitis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk factors included renal involvement and allergic rhinitis (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - April 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Levamisole-Induced Vasculitis Levamisole-Induced Vasculitis
What is levamisole-induced vasculitis? Learn more about this condition and find out how it's best diagnosed and treated.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Vasculitis (Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Types)
Title: Vasculitis (Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Types)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - April 6, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

A Diagnostic Dilemma: Sometimes You ’ ll Never Know
Patient Presentation A 9-year-old male came to clinic with a 1 month history of painful joint swelling. One month ago he started having right ankle pain that was intermittent but consistent. One day ago his right wrist, right ankle and bilateral knees had some swelling but no erythema or warmth. He says that he has pain in them when he moves but not when he is resting and he denies any joint stiffness or gelling. He also had 1-2 days of multiple red skin lesions on his extremities and trunk, not overlying the affected joints. The skin lesions do not come and go and do not itch. They are mainly discrete circular lesions wi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 19, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Shorter Steroid Courses Hold Promise in Autoimmune Vasculitis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study had similar rates of primary endpoint success as RAVE trial (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - February 15, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Vasculitis 2018: The Bench and the Bedside Vasculitis 2018: The Bench and the Bedside
An annual review takes a look at recently published studies regarding the classification, diagnosis, and management of systemic vasculitis.Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

First EULAR Guidance on Imaging in Large Vessel Vasculitis First EULAR Guidance on Imaging in Large Vessel Vasculitis
New EULAR guidelines are designed to help rheumatologists incorporate imaging into regular care for patients with large vessel vasculitis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

ESRD Death Declines in Vasculitis Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular disease, infections persist as causes of mortality (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Progressive delayed hemidystonia following clinically mild traumatic brain injury - Nadaf SN, Chakor RT, Kothari KV, Bharote H.
A 16-year-old boy presented with progressive left hemidystonia over 3  years. The possibilities of symptomatic hemidystonia due to focal lesions such as infarct (vasculitis), tumours, tuberculoma, arteriovenous malformations or heredodegenerative disorder... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Lungs Commonly Involved in ANCA Vasculitis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Bronchiectasis seen frequently -- but only with one vasculitis subtype (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Approves Nucala (mepolizumab) for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss Syndrome)
December 12, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Nucala (mepolizumab) to treat adult patients with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), a rare autoimmune disease that causes vasculitis,... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - December 12, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

How Does Pediatric Sj ö gren Syndrome Present?
Discussion Sjögren Syndrome (SS) is named for Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjögren who published a case series in 1933 describing patients with dry eyes and arthritis. SS is a “chronic autoimmune inflammatory exocrinopathy” that is characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of the lacrimal and salivary glands and has various degrees of systematic involvement. Keratoconjunctivitis sicca and xerostomia are the main clinical symptoms. Sicca is a Latin word meaning dry. Dryness of the eyes and mouth without evidence of autoimmune disease is called Sicca syndrome or Sicca complex. SS can be primary or se...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 11, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Vasculitis (Symptoms, Treatment, Types)
Title: Vasculitis (Symptoms, Treatment, Types)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - December 4, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Cadagan: Humor and tenacity after a stroke
Most parents try to discourage their children from indulging in humor about bodily functions like burping. But for Daniel and Lori Hooley, a simple smirk in response to a belch was the sign they needed that their daughter, Cadagan, was going to be okay. It was 2012 and 7-year-old Cadagan was asleep, tucked into bed for the night. Around 11 p.m., she suddenly awoke — but it wasn’t because of a nightmare or a late-night request for a glass of water. Instead, she seemed limp and couldn’t focus. Then she began throwing up. Born with an extremely rare genetic disorder called trisomy 12p, the little girl had al...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - November 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dr. Cameron Trenor Dr. Laura Lehman Dr. Michael Rivkin stroke Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center vasculitis Source Type: news

Rituximab Aids in IgA Vasculitis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Effective in refractory cases of this rare disease, small study suggests (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA: Blindness Risk From Compounded Vancomycin Eye Injections FDA: Blindness Risk From Compounded Vancomycin Eye Injections
The FDA is warning against intraocular injections of vancomycin either alone or in combination with other drugs, in light of a new case of hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Alert Source Type: news

Here ’s What Kids Should Know About Tattoos and Piercings
If teen trends lose their edge when adults find out about them, then this week may bring a sign that tattoos have finally gone mainstream. The American Academy of Pediatrics issued its first-ever recommendations on tattoos, body piercing and “scarification,” the practice of intentionally scarring skin into words or a design by burning or cutting it, in a clinical report released Monday in the journal Pediatrics. The association of pediatricians typically publishes guidance on health topics like vaccinations, nutrition and puberty. But the popularity of tattoos—three in 10 Americans reported they had at le...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Pediatrics piercing public health scars tattoo risks tattoos Source Type: news

Birmingham Score Predicts CV Events, Death in ANCA Vasculitis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- BVAS at presentation served as independent predictor (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - September 14, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Pregnant With a Rare Vasculitis: How to Treat Pregnant With a Rare Vasculitis: How to Treat
Dr Stephen Paget reviews the case of a 40-year-old woman with Takayasu arteritis being treated with prednisone.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Commentary Source Type: news

Birmingham Score Predicts CV Events, Death in Vasculitis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- BVAS at presentation served as independent predictor (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 11, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

A Pragmatic Approach to Vasculitis in the GI Tract A Pragmatic Approach to Vasculitis in the GI Tract
What should the pathologist be aware of in terms of the major causes, manifestations, and pathological findings of primary GI vasculitis?Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Shingles: A Link to Vasculitis? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- History of complicated shingles doubled risk of giant cell arteritis (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Joint pain and headache could be warning sign of THIS disease
VASCULITIS is a condition which causes inflammation of the blood vessels - triggered by the immune system. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Joint pain and headache could be warning sign of THIS rare disease
VASCULITIS is a condition which causes inflammation of the blood vessels - triggered by the immune system. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vancomycin-Associated HORV:'Devastating Condition'Vancomycin-Associated HORV:'Devastating Condition '
Join in as two ophthalmologists have an in-depth discussion about vancomycin-associated hemorrhagic occlusive retinal vasculitis, including its diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Commentary Source Type: news