TY - CHAP A1 - Chrysanthi L. Skevaki A2 - Elpida Charalampaki A3 - Georgia Pinna A4 - Michail Pararas A5 - Athanassios Tsakris A6 - Dimitrios A. Kafetzis ED1 - Luis M. Amezcua-Guerra Y1 - 2011-11-09 PY - 2011 T1 - Kawasaki Disease in a Tertiary Pediatric Referral Center in Athens, Greece and Review of the Literature N2 - This book represents the culmination of the efforts of a group of outstanding experts in vasculitis from all over the world, who have endeavored to draw themselves into this volume by keeping both the text and the accompanying figures and tables lucid and memorable. The book provides practical information about the screening approach to vasculitis by laboratory analysis, histopathology and advanced image techniques, current standard treatment along with new and more specific interventions including biologic agents, reparative surgery and experimental therapies, as well as miscellaneous issues such as the extra temporal manifestations of "temporal arteritis" or the diffuse alveolar hemorrhage syndrome. The editor and each of the authors invite you to share this journey by one of the most exciting fields of the medicine, the world of Vasculitis. BT - Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Vasculitis SP - Ch. 17 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/24035 DO - 10.5772/24035 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-26 ER -