FAQs

FAQs

The Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium (VCRC) investigators provided the answers to the questions below. If you have a question you would like answered, please contact the Vasculitis Foundation. Click here to access the FAQs....

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YouTube Extraordinary Patient Video Stories – Polyarteritis Nodosa

The VF YouTube Awareness Channel was created in 2011 and features videos of patients, family members and caregivers sharing their experiences living with vasculitis. These 6-8 minute videos are done in a Q&A style allowing individuals to share their personal accounts detailing not only the impact of the disease on…...

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Patient Information Book

The Patient Information Book includes general information on vasculitis, the individual diseases, medications, tips for managing the disease and other resources.  Click here to download the Patient Information Book....

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American Thoracic Society Information

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has excellent information on various breathing issues and lung issues.  This is a valuable resource for patients who have been diagnosed with Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA/Wegener’s), Eosinophillic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss syndrome), Polyarteritis nodosa and Microscopic polyangiitis.  This information is offered in English and Spanish....

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Vasculitis Terms A – Z

The following article was excerpted from The Johns Hopkins University Vasculitis Center. ANCA:  Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies.  The abbreviation is pronounced just like the last name of the singer, Paul Anka.  These antibodies are found in patients with some forms of vasculitis, particularly Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA/Wegener’s), microscopic polyangiitis, and the Eosinophilic granulomatosis…...

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