A case of chronic relapsing ANCA-associated microscopic polyangiitis successfully treated with plasma exchange.

Abstract

We report the case of a 4.5-year-old girl with microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) manifesting antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody (ANCA)-positive necrotizing crescentic glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage. She was initially on induction therapy with corticosteroids and azathioprine. Plasma exchange (PE) combined with immunosuppressants was used to… (More)

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