Textbook of Systemic Vasculitis

by Aman Sharma

This textbook gives invaluable insights into genetics, epidemiology, basic sciences including animal models, pathogenesis, classification, revised nomenclature systems, imaging modalities like PET scan, disease activity assessment tools. There are six sections devoted to different aspects of systemic vasculitides. There is an in-depth introduction to role of neutrophils, anti neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, and exhaustive details of skin, nerves and brain, lungs and kidney pathology. The clinical management of both paediatric and adult patients, including hopes for future novel therapies are all discussed in detail. There are comprehensive chapters on the individual vasculitic diseases. There are photographic illustrations, case vignettes, summary panels, tables and management flow diagrams.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Sharma Aman Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India; Centers of Excellence (COE) in HIV Care, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
ISBN 9789351526520
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12460
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 444
Book Type Professional


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