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Anti-neutrophil cytoplasm antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV) is characterized by a variable disease course, with up to 50% of patients having one relapse within 5 years and many progressing to end-stage organ damage despite modern treatment strategies. Moreover, complications arising from treatment dominate the causes of mortality and morbidity… (More)
BACKGROUND ANCA associated vasculitis (AAV) is an autoimmune disease with significant morbidity and mortality, in which diagnostic delay is associated with worse outcomes. AAV is rarely found in association with other immune mediated diseases. Early recognition of such overlaps enables more timely diagnosis and may impact on disease outcome. We reviewed… (More)
Unfortunately, after publication of this article , it was noticed that the name of Juliana Draibe was listed incorrectly. The corrected name can be seen in the author list above and the original article has been updated to reflect this change.