A Case of Simultaneous, Biopsy-Proven, Classic, ANCA-Positive Wegener's Granulomatosis and Anti-GBM Disease, but without Detectible Circulating Anti-GBM Antibodies

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Aleksandra Gmurczyk; Shubhada N. Ahya; Robert Goldschmidt; George Kim; L. Tammy Ho; Kevin Nash;
  • Publisher: TheScientificWorldJOURNAL
  • Journal: The Scientific World Journal,volume 10,pages1,078-1,083 (issn: 2356-6140, eissn: 1537-744X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5763771, doi: 10.1100/tsw.2010.107
  • Subject: ANCA | Medicine | Technology | anti-GBM antibody | Case Study | Wegener’s granulomatosis | Q | R | T | Science | kidney injury
    mesheuropmc: urologic and male genital diseases | nervous system diseases | urogenital system | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is a systemic, necrotizing, granulomatous vasculitis of unknown etiology. Approximately 75% of cases present as classic WG with both pulmonary and renal involvement, while the remaining 25% of patients present with a limited form with eithe... View more
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