Autoimmune Diseases

Acute and Complex Situations

  • Munther A. Khamashta
  • Manuel Ramos-Casals

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Maria J. Cuadrado, Giovanni Sanna, Maria Laura Bertolaccini, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 19-25
  3. Miriam García-Arias, Gema Bonilla, Luis Gómez-Carreras, Alejandro Balsa
    Pages 27-44
  4. Manuel Ramos-Casals, Pilar Brito-Zerón, Albert Bové Boada, Antoni Sisó-Almirall
    Pages 45-65
  5. Niamh P. Quillinan, Christopher P. Denton
    Pages 67-88
  6. Kathleen Maksimowicz-McKinnon, Gary S. Hoffman
    Pages 89-99
  7. Duvuru Geetha, Philip Seo
    Pages 101-117
  8. Loïc Guillevin, Gregory Pugnet
    Pages 119-131
  9. Soledad Retamozo, Cándido Díaz-Lagares, Xavier Bosch, Salvatore de Vita, Manuel Ramos-Casals
    Pages 133-162
  10. Emire Seyahi, Koray Tascilar, Hasan Yazici
    Pages 163-184
  11. Patrick Gordon, Ingrid E. Lundberg
    Pages 185-199
  12. Robert P. Baughman, Hilario Nunes
    Pages 201-219
  13. Petros V. Efthimiou, Manil Kukar, Olga Petryna
    Pages 221-232
  14. Eduardo Fonseca, Rosa M. Fernández-Torres
    Pages 233-258
  15. Emmanuel Andrès, Helen Fothergill, Mustapha Mecili
    Pages 259-273
  16. Aharon Kessel, Zahava Vadasz, Elias Toubi
    Pages 275-289
  17. Edward Pringle, Miles Stanford
    Pages 291-313
  18. Ashish S. Patel, Matthew Waltham
    Pages 315-330
  19. Guillermo Ruiz-Irastorza, Munther A. Khamashta
    Pages 331-344
  20. Dimitrios Vassilopoulos, Spilios Manolakopoulos
    Pages 345-357
  21. Ana Campar, David A. Isenberg
    Pages 375-403
  22. Back Matter
    Pages 405-416

About this book


Autoimmune Diseases: Acute and Complex Situations provides a detailed overview of conditions associated with autoimmune diseases that are considered either life-threatening or requiring complex management. These include abdominal pain, arthritis, cutaneous ulcers, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, epilepsy, pancreatitis, stroke and white-matter CNS lesions. Autoimmune Diseases: Acute and Complex Situations addresses the latest clinical and immunological prognostic factors that may help to identify patients at higher risk of developing potentially life-threatening involvement. This book comprehensively helps the reader to diagnose these patients, in whom an early therapeutic approach is essential. Autoimmune Diseases: Acute and Complex Situations is a valuable reference tool for rheumatologists, internists, immunologists, and all the specialists involved in the multidisciplinary care of patient with rheumatic and systemic autoimmune diseases.

Editors and affiliations

  • Munther A. Khamashta
    • 1
  • Manuel Ramos-Casals
    • 2
  1. 1.Rayne Institute, Lupus Research UnitSt. Thomas' HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Barcelona, SurgeyHospital ClinicBarcelonaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-85729-357-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-85729-358-9
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