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Loss of immunoinhibitory checkpoint implicated in GCA

Nature.com - Feb 9, 2017
New research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA implicates deficiency in the PD1–programmed cell death protein 1 ligand 1 (PDL1) pathway in the pathogenesis of giant cell arteritis (GCA), a form of autoimmune vasculitis.

Mixed Results for Biologic in Vasculitis

MedPage Today - Jan 31, 2017
"GCA and TAK are the two main forms of large vessel vasculitis, and they share a number of clinical, histological, and radiographic features," explained co-author Kenneth Warrington, MD, who is chair of rheumatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

2017 International Vasculitis Foundation Symposium Set for June 23–25 at Chicago Marriott O'Hare in Chicago, Illinois

Newswise (press release) - Feb 7, 2017
Newswise — (Kansas City, MO – February 1, 2017): The Vasculitis Foundation announced today that the 2017 International Vasculitis Symposium will take place from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25 at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare, 8535 West Higgins ...

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ANCA-Associated Vasculitis, An Issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics, 1e

by: Barrie J. Fessler MD MSPH, S. Louis Bridges Jr. MD PhD
This issue of the Rheumatic Disease Clinics of North America provides the rheumatologist with the latest information on diagnosis and treatment of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)-associated vasculitis.  Topics covered inlucde epidemiology; history; pathogenesis; autoantibodies in ANCA-associated vasculitis (including drug-induced ANCAs); pauci-immune renal disease; ocular manifestations; diagnostic approach (including mimickers); Wegener’s Granulomatosis; Churg-Strauss Syndrome; microscopic polyangiitis; outcome measures; and the future of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis.
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Vasculitis: Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

by: Sheri Schwar
Your life couldn't be more perfect than it is right now. You are young and, as far as you know, healthy. You are happily committed to your better half, and the two of you are about to be parents for the very first time. Elated by your dreams for the future, your anticipations elevate to the point you feel untouchable. You are on top of the world and no one can bribe you to come down. If only life stayed that consistent. If only life was really that kind. If only you were as untouchable as you think you are.
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Vasculitis - An Overview

An overview of vasculitis, including common clinical features and classification.

Vasculitis - CRASH! Medical Review Series

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Vasculitis asociada a ANCA´s (Patogénesis) ANCA Pathogenesis

La Vasculitis asociada a ANCA´s es una enfermedad que entra dentro de la categoría de enfermedades por hipersensibilidad tipo II. En este video se analiza el ...

Vasculitis Treatment Allows Patient To Live A Normal Life

Twenty-two year old Michael Betts from Granville, Ohio was suddenly afflicted by a mysterious and severe abdominal condition. Weeks at a local hospital ...

Learn more about a rare autoimmune disease called Vasculitis

A personal loss motivated Greg Lesko to get involved in educating people about a rare autoimmune disease called vasculitis. He and Dr. Kristi Mizelle, ...