Immunopathological studies of polyarteritis nodosa and Wegener's granulomatosis: a report of 43 patients with 51 renal biopsies.

@article{Ronco1983ImmunopathologicalSO,
  title={Immunopathological studies of polyarteritis nodosa and Wegener's granulomatosis: a report of 43 patients with 51 renal biopsies.},
  author={Pierre Ronco and Pierre J Verroust and Françoise Mignon and Olivier Kourilsky and Philippe Vanhille and Alain Meyrier and Jean Philippery Mery and Liliane Morel-Maroger},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of medicine},
  year={1983},
  volume={52 206},
  pages={212-23}
}
Although it is generally considered that vasculitis of the polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) group and Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is immune complex (IC) mediated, there are no simultaneous data on circulating IC, complement levels and deposits of Ig and complement in the kidney. Therefore we have performed a retrospective study of 43 patients suffering from PAN and WG. Ig glomerular deposits were uncommon and scanty, except in two patients with WG; C3 deposits were detected in 12 patients, whereas… CONTINUE READING

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