Flashcards in 2- Vasculitis Deck (8)
Which vessels are usually affected by large vessel vasculitis?
Aorta and its branches
What are the 2 main large vessel vasculitic diseases?
Giant cell arteritis
Giant cell arteritis usually occurs before the age of 50. True/False?
How are small vessel vasculitic diseases grouped?
What are the 3 main ANCA +ve vasculitic diseases?
Wegener's granulomatosis (granulomatosis with polyangitis)
Churg-Strauss syndrome (eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangitis)
What is the main treatment of ANCA +ve vasculitic disease?
Name an ANCA -ve vasculitic disease