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During vasculitis month we spoke to patients and carers to hear their real-world experiences with AAV first hand.

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Patient Stories

Catherine

John & Susan

Jeremy

Shanali

Introduction to AAV

AAV is a rare, severe small vessel vasculitis that affects multiple organs and has a high acute mortality risk

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Disease mechanism

The interaction between the activated alternative complement pathway, neutrophils and C5a is at the heart of vasculitic damage in AAV

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Current therapies

Treatment has improved but treatment-related complications remain common

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Patient experience

AAV is an emotional journey from the patient's perspective

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Investigate AAV

Take the interactive challenge to assess your understanding of AAV. Fully interactive version available on desktop only

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