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Vasculitis

Pyoderma gangrenosum-like ulcerations in granulomatosis with polyangiitis: Two cases and literature review

Vasculitis with granulomatous features of a small artery characterized by thickness of the walls, angiocentric fibrosis with intramural and extramural infiltration made by lymphocytes, neutrophils and histiocytes

The authors report two patients with ulcerative lesions resembling pyoderma gangrenosum that were the presenting sign of granulomatosis with polyangiitis and propose an approach to differentiate the two.

Genovese G et al. Rheumatol Int 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4035-z

Trial results back denosumab as a treatment option for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

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Patients with glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis who are treated with denosumab have greater improvements in bone mineral density than those treated with risedronate, phase III trial results suggest.

Takayasu arteritis a cause of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy: A case report

Pregnancy with Doctor

The authors present a case of 21-year-old Mexican woman of Mestizo descent with chronic hypertension diagnosed since she was 15-years old who presented severe hypertension during pregnancy (early second trimester).

Lumbreras-Marquez J et al. J Med Case Reports 2018; 12: 12. doi: 10.1186/s13256-017-1534-6

Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis complicated by subarachnoid hemorrhage and coronary vasculitis: A case report and review of the literature

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The authors report the case of a 48-year-old Japanese woman with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, who presented concurrently with subarachnoid hemorrhage and coronary vasculitis.

Matsuda S et al. Rheumatol Int 2017. doi:10.1007/s00296-017-3875-2

Vasculitis

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Based on Springer Nature’s library of published figures, this downloadable PowerPoint slide set includes a variety of high quality clinical images depicting the main features observed in various types of vasculitis, which can be used for reference purposes or for inclusion in one’s own slide sets. Slide notes are included where appropriate. This slide set is a living resource and will grow as updates and new slides are added.

Journal articles and book chapters

30-05-2018 | Vasculitis | Review | Article

CNS vasculitis: An approach to differential diagnosis and management

Byram K, Hajj-Ali RA, Calabrese L. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2018; 20: 37. doi: 10.1007/s11926-018-0747-z

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