ANCA-associated vasculitis: diagnostic and therapeutic strategy.

  • Shoichi Ozaki
  • Published 2007 in
    Allergology international : official journal of…


Among small-vessel vasculitides, microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), Wegener's granulomatosis (WG), and allergic granulomatous angiitis (AGA) are known collectively as ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) because of the involvement of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) as the common pathogenesis. Major target antigens of ANCA associated with vasculitis… (More)


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