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Pulmonary fibrosis-an uncommon manifestation of anti-myeloperoxidase-positive systemic vasculitis?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20640181     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Small vessel vasculitides such as microscopic polyangiitis and Wegener's granulomatosis commonly involve the kidney and lung, with alveolar haemorrhage being the commonest manifestation of pulmonary involvement. Here we describe a patient who developed acute renal failure and pulmonary haemorrhage with positive autoantibodies against myeloperoxidase 1 year after a diagnosis of usual interstitial pneumonia had been made and we discuss the uncommon association of pulmonary fibrosis and anti-myeloperoxidase positive vasculitis.
Authors:
Amir Bhanji; Mahzuz Karim
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-4-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  NDT plus     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1753-0792     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-7-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101472665     Medline TA:  NDT Plus     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  351-353     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Renal Medicine , Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital , Norwich , UK.
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