Patrick H. Nachman, Author at Renal and Urology News

Patrick H. Nachman

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Glomerular and Vascular Diseases: Systemic and renal vasculitis plus Membrane Disease

Does this patient have antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody disease or antiglomerular basement membrane disease? Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) disease is associated with four clinical phenotypes: Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, formerly Wegener’s granulomatosis), microscopic polyangiits (MPA), eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA, formerly Churg Strauss syndrome) and pauci-immune necrotizing and crescentic glomerulonephritis without clinical extra-renal manifestations of vasculitis…

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