Revista Colombiana de Reumatología
Print version ISSN 0121-8123
IGLESIAS-GAMARRA, Antonio et al. History of primary vasculitis in Latinoamerican. Rev.Colomb.Reumatol. [online]. 2007, vol.14, n.4, pp. 261-286. ISSN 0121-8123.
In this paper an extensive review about primary vasculitis and Latino American information that appears referenced in the most important world wide data bases in English, Spanish and Portuguese from 1945 to september 2007, is compiled. Several contacts with rheumatologist or physician interested in this topic were made. Also secondary searches of the studies that appeared mentioned in selected articles were made and the abstracts of congresses were reviewed manually.
Keywords : primary vasculitis; Churg-Strauss´s syndrome; Wegener´granulomatosis; polyarteritis nodosa; Kawasaki´s disease; Takayasu´s arteritis; thromboangeitis obliterans; Henoch- Schönlein purpura; microscopic polyangeitis.