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I.P. Giles

and David A. Isenberg


July 30, 2015: This chapter has been re-evaluated and remains up-to-date. No changes have been necessary.


Revised (2012) International Chapel Hill Consensus Conference Nomenclature of Vasculitides.

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date: 27 September 2021

About 1 in 20 people develop an autoimmune disease, many of which involve the musculoskeletal system. Young women are particularly at risk, but the development at any age of symptoms such as unexplained fever, rash, polyarthritis, Raynaud’s phenomenon or mouth ulcers should encourage serological screening for autoimmune rheumatic or vasculitic disorder....

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