Advances in childhood vasculitis.

@article{Eleftheriou2009AdvancesIC,
  title={Advances in childhood vasculitis.},
  author={Despina Eleftheriou and Michael J. Dillon and Paul A Brogan},
  journal={Current opinion in rheumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={411-8}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To provide an update on new developments in paediatric vasculitis. RECENT FINDINGS New classification criteria for childhood vasculitis have recently been proposed and are currently undergoing validation. Infectious triggers are still implicated in the aetiopathogenesis of Kawasaki disease and Henoch-Schonlein purpura. Several genetic… CONTINUE READING