Systemic Vasculitis: Imaging Features by Lotfi HendaouiSystemic Vasculitis: Imaging Features by Lotfi Hendaoui

Systemic Vasculitis: Imaging Features

EditorLotfi Hendaoui, Anthony W. Stanson, M. Habib Bouhaouala

Hardcover | November 2, 2011

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The prompt diagnosis of systemic vasculitis is essential as a missed diagnosis can be disastrous. Imaging is of vital importance in achieving a correct diagnosis and in some cases also plays a role in endovascular treatment. In this book, the imaging features of the many different types of vasculitis are clearly demonstrated by means of numerous high-quality illustrations. All relevant imaging modalities are considered, and key distinctive characteristics are highlighted. In addition, each chapter discusses the etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, biology, and treatment of the vasculitis in question. This book is the result of cooperation between expert teams from a range of countries. The wealth of illustrations and informative clinical case studies will prove invaluable for all who may be confronted with these problematic disorders.
Title:Systemic Vasculitis: Imaging FeaturesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:532 pagesPublished:November 2, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642024831

ISBN - 13:9783642024832

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Section I: Systemic Vasculitis: Historical Background.- Nomenclature and Current Classifications.- Anatomy and Histopathology.-Immunology.- Medical Imaging Methods (Procedures).- Diagnostic and Therapeutic (Approach) Principles.- Section II: Involving Predominatly Large Vessels: Giant Cell Arteritis.- Takayasu's Arteritis.-Cogan Syndrom.- Behçet's Disease.- Section III: Vasculitis Involving Predominatly MediumVessels: Polyarteritis Nodosa .- Thrombo-Angiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease).- Kawasaki Disease.- Central Nervous System Primitive Angiitis.-Mesenteric Inflammatory Veno-Occlusive Disease.- Section IV: Vasculitis Involving Predominatly Small Vessels: Wegener' Granulomatosis.- Henoch-Schönlein Purpura.-Churg-Strauss Syndrom.- Section V: Secondary Vasculitis (Associated Disease): Vasculitis Associated with Connective Tissue Disease (SLE, R.A.).- Vasculitis Associated with Infection, Other Inflammatory Disease and Iatrogenic Disease.- Section VI: Auto Evaluation: Test.- Clinical Cases.