A widely used scoring system to measure disease activity of small-vessel vasculitides, the Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score is also used clinically to measure response to chemotherapeutic agents. This sentinel paper outlines the effectiveness of the scoring system and presents a 1-page handout to measure BVAS in select patients over time.

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Title: Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score in systemic necrotizing vasculitis
Citation: Quarterly Journal of Medicine 1994, Volume 87, pp. 671-8
Date Created: 1994
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: None
Resource Type: Text
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