ANCA-associated vasculitis in Hispanic Americans: an unrecognized severity

@article{Sreih2014ANCAassociatedVI,
  title={ANCA-associated vasculitis in Hispanic Americans: an unrecognized severity},
  author={Antoine G Sreih and Ranadeep Mandhadi and Fadi Aldaghlawi and Asad Ahmad Khan and Vajiha Irshad and Katherine Finn and Joel A. Block},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={34},
  pages={943-948}
}
This study aims to compare the severity and outcomes of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV) between Hispanics and Caucasians living in the same geographical area. All patients diagnosed with AAV at two academic institutions in Chicago from January 2006 to December 2012 were retrospectively and prospectively identified. Disease activity was measured with the Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score (BVAS), and disease damage was measured with the Vasculitis Damage… CONTINUE READING

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