Ask patients with vasculitis about chronic pain resulting from the illness and you will quickly learn it can be a day-to-day struggle. In this video, Dr. Tanaz Kermani gives an overview of neuropathy in vasculitis, and options for pain management.
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Below are short, topic-specific segments from this lecture.
What are some of the symptoms of nerve involvement with vasculitis?
What are the different types of pain?
How does vasculitis affect the nerves?
Tanaz A. Kermani, MD · Director of the Vasculitis Program, University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA)
Dr. Kermani joined the UCLA Health’s Division of Rheumatology in 2012 and sees patients with all rheumatological diagnoses. She has a special interest and expertise in vasculitis with a focus in vascular ultrasound for evaluation of patients with suspected giant cell arteritis. Dr. Kermani is an active member of the vasculitis research community, with multiple ongoing national and international collaborations with vasculitis patient advocates and medical experts. She has published several vasculitis research studies.