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1

Which vessels are usually affected by large vessel vasculitis?

Aorta and its branches

2

What are the 2 main large vessel vasculitic diseases?

Giant cell arteritis
Takayasu arteritis

3

Giant cell arteritis usually occurs before the age of 50. True/False?

False

4

How are small vessel vasculitic diseases grouped?

ANCA +ve
ANCA -ve

5

What are the 3 main ANCA +ve vasculitic diseases?

Wegener's granulomatosis (granulomatosis with polyangitis)
Churg-Strauss syndrome (eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangitis)
Microscopic polyangitis

6

What is the main treatment of ANCA +ve vasculitic disease?

IV steroids
cyclophosphamide

7

Name an ANCA -ve vasculitic disease

Henoch-Schonlein purpura

8

Which Ig mediates Henoch-Schonlein purpura?

IgA