Increased sensitivity of the European medicines agency algorithm for classification of childhood granulomatosis with polyangiitis.

@article{Uribe2012IncreasedSO,
  title={Increased sensitivity of the European medicines agency algorithm for classification of childhood granulomatosis with polyangiitis.},
  author={Am{\'e}rica G Uribe and Adam M. Huber and Susan Kim and Kathleen O'neil and Dawn M. Wahezi and Leslie W. Abramson and Kevin W. Baszis and Susanne M. Benseler and Suzanne L. Bowyer and Sarah Campillo and Peter Chira and Aimee O. Hersh and Gloria C. Higgins and Anne Eberhard and Kaleo Ede and Lisa F. Imundo and Lawrence Jung and Daniel J. Kingsbury and Marisa S. Klein-Gitelman and Erica F. Lawson and Suzanne C Li and Daniel J. Lovell and Thomas R. Mason and D Mccurdy and Eyal Muscal and Lorien Nassi and Egla Rabinovich and Andreas Otto Reiff and Margalit E. Rosenkranz and Kenneth Noel Schikler and Nora G. Singer and Steven L Spalding and A. Michal Stevens and David A. Cabral},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={1687-97}
}
OBJECTIVE Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's; GPA) and other antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitides (AAV) are rare in childhood and are sometimes difficult to discriminate. We compared use of adult-derived classification schemes for GPA against validated pediatric criteria in the ARChiVe (A Registry for Childhood Vasculitis e-entry) cohort, a Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance initiative. METHODS Time-of-diagnosis data for children with… CONTINUE READING

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