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Microscopic Polyangiitis

A primary systemic vasculitis of small- and some medium-sized vessels. It is characterized by a tropism for kidneys and lungs, positive association with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA), and a paucity of immunoglobulin deposits in vessel walls.
Also Known As:
Microscopic Polyangiitides; Polyangiitides, Microscopic; Polyangiitis, Microscopic
Networked: 593 relevant articles (26 outcomes, 31 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Wegener Granulomatosis (Wegener's Granulomatosis)
2. Vasculitis (Vasculitides)
3. Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Vasculitis
4. Churg-Strauss Syndrome (Allergic Angiitis)
5. Systemic Vasculitis

Experts

1. Guillevin, Loïc: 27 articles (08/2015 - 02/2003)
2. Pagnoux, Christian: 20 articles (04/2015 - 04/2003)
3. Specks, Ulrich: 16 articles (07/2015 - 05/2002)
4. Mouthon, Luc: 16 articles (04/2015 - 02/2003)
5. Kallenberg, Cees G M: 15 articles (04/2015 - 02/2002)
6. Mahr, Alfred: 13 articles (04/2015 - 02/2003)
7. Chen, Min: 12 articles (10/2013 - 01/2007)
8. Cohen, Pascal: 10 articles (04/2015 - 02/2003)
9. Fervenza, Fernando C: 10 articles (04/2015 - 11/2006)
10. Zhao, Ming-Hui: 9 articles (07/2011 - 04/2006)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Microscopic Polyangiitis:
1. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA)IBA
2. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
4. rituximab (Mabthera)FDA Link
5. Peroxidase (Myeloperoxidase)IBA
6. Azathioprine (Imuran)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Immunosuppressive Agents (Immunosuppressants)IBA
8. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG)FDA Link
9. AutoantibodiesIBA
10. mycophenolate mofetil (Cellcept)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Remission Induction
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
4. Plasma Exchange
5. Renal Replacement Therapy (Therapies, Renal Replacement)