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What are the common symptoms of SLE?

Arthritis (48%)
Malar rash (31%)
Nephropathy 27
Photosensitivity
Neurologic involvement
Fever.
Raynauds
Serositis
Thrombocytopenia
Oral ulcers

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What main FBC show in SLE?

Low RBC
Low lymphocytes
Low platelets

3

Examples of large vessel vasculitis?

Takayasu arteritis
Giant cell arteritis

4

Examples of medium vessel vasculitis

Kawasaki disease
Polyarteritis nodosa

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Examples of immune complex small vessel vasculitis

Cryoglobulinemia vasculitis
IgA vasculitis (henoch-schonlien)
Hypocomplementric urticarial vasculitis (anti-c1q)
Anti-GBM disease

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Examples of ANCA associated small vessel vasculitis

Microscopic polyangiitis
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (wegners)
Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (c-S)

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Presentation of takayasu?

Inflammatory phase then pulseless phase

Unequal blood pressures
Absent pulses
Claudication
Renal artery stenosis
Fainting (subclavian steal syndrome and carotid sinus hypersensitivity)

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What is the cause of vision disturbance in GCA?

Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy

9

What's seen on temporal artery biopsy in GCA?

Skip lesions

10

What is buergers disease?

Medium vessel vasculitis - of lower limb

Present in young male smokers
Angiography - tortuous corkscrew vessels

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Treatment for acute GCA?

High dose steroids 60mg for 5-7days, guided by symptoms and ESR.