Pharmacotherapy of vasculitis.

  title={Pharmacotherapy of vasculitis.},
  author={Marian Chan and Raashid Ahmed Luqmani},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  volume={10 8},
The systemic vasculitides are characterized by inflammatory lesions in blood vessels. Therapeutic approaches should be based on the aetiology or pathophysiology of disease. Unfortunately, for many of these disorders neither is fully understood and empirical treatment based on clinical presentation and the pattern of organ involvement is used. This approach is effective in improving survival in the most serious forms. We undertook a systematic literature review to assess the evidence for using… CONTINUE READING