This is a new edition of the successful textbook providing updated, detailed information on clinical, epidemiologic, pathophysiologic and therapeutic aspects of common and rare forms of vasculitis. New chapters include pathology of vasculitis, autoantibodies, animal models of vasculitis and PET scanning. Separate sections are devoted to basic science, clinical manifestations commonly seen in vasculitis, imaging and perpcutaneous interventions, individual diseases and syndromes as well as conditions which can mimic vasculitis. Subsumed under clinical manifestations are chapters, some new, which deal with skin, oral ulcers, eyes, cardiopulmonary system, nervous system, the gastrointestinal track, kidney and digital ischemia and Raynaud's phenomenon. Other chapters address diagnostic approaches to adults and to children with suspected vasculitis, as well as assessment of disease activity and damage. Individual chapters are written by authorities from throughout the world.
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Gene V. Ball is Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Birmingham at Alabama. S. Louis Bridges, Jr. is Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology,
University of Alabama.
"Few vasculitis textbooks are available and to find all one is looking for in one place is beyond helpful...This is a comprehensive and invaluable tool."--Doody's
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Descripción Oxford University Press, 2008. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110198570198
Descripción Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0198570198 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.3031510
Descripción Oxford University Press, 2008. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 198570198