Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's): An alternative name for Wegener's granulomatosis

  title={Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's): An alternative name for Wegener's granulomatosis},
  author={Ronald J. Falk and Wolfgang Ludwig Gross and Lo{\"i}c Guillevin and Gary S. Hoffman and David R. W. Jayne and John Charles Jennette and Cees G. M. Kallenberg and Raashid A Luqmani and Alfred Mahr and Eric L. Matteson and Peter A. Merkel and Ulrich Specks and Richard A. Watts},
  journal={Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases},
  pages={704 - 704}
The Boards of Directors of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) have recommended a gradual shift from honorific eponyms to disease-descriptive or aetiology-based nomenclature. The leadership of these three organizations tasked an international group of senior academicians expert in the care of patients with vasculitis and engaged in research in the field to provide the medical community with proper… 
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