Vasculitis — The Neurologist’s View

  • Klaus Kunze
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 336)


The neurologists’s view on vasculitis is more than other disciplines influenced by the fact that in most cases the nervous system is only one of the organs affected by vasculitis.


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Muscle Biopsy Sural Nerve Systemic Vasculitis Nerve Biopsy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Kunze
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  1. 1.Neurologische UniversitätsklinikHamburg-EppendorfGermany

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