Rheumatoid vasculitis: vanishing menace or target for new treatments?

@article{Bartels2010RheumatoidVV,
  title={Rheumatoid vasculitis: vanishing menace or target for new treatments?},
  author={Christie M. Bartels and Alan J. Bridges},
  journal={Current rheumatology reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={414-9}
}
Rheumatoid vasculitis is a rare but serious complication of rheumatoid arthritis. Herein we examine the pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical diagnosis, and treatment of rheumatoid vasculitis. Seropositivity, specific HLA variations, and tobacco use are among the genetic and environmental predictors of rheumatoid vasculitis. Fortunately, recent reports have noted declines in the prevalence of rheumatoid vasculitis. Nevertheless, proper recognition of systemic manifestations may assist in… CONTINUE READING

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