Inflammatory disorders

Effective treatments for urticarial vasculitis

What treatments are available for patients with the rare inflammatory disease known as urticarial vasculitis? How effective are these treatments? Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin embarked on a systematic ...

Ophthalmology

CMV-linked eye infections ID'd in patients without HIV

(HealthDay)—Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-associated posterior uveitis or panuveitis can develop in patients without HIV infection, most of whom have evidence of compromised immune function, according to a study published online ...

Inflammatory disorders

Vasculitis related genes cause inflammation of blood vessels

(Medical Xpress) -- Medical Scientists at Trinity College Dublin in a pan-European collaborative study have discovered genes that contribute to the condition vasculitis, causing the inflammation of blood vessels. The findings ...