Pulmonary interstitial fibrosis as a presenting manifestation in perinuclear antineutrophilic cytoplasmic antibody microscopic polyangiitis.

@article{Eschun2003PulmonaryIF,
  title={Pulmonary interstitial fibrosis as a presenting manifestation in perinuclear antineutrophilic cytoplasmic antibody microscopic polyangiitis.},
  author={Gregg M Eschun and Steven N. Mink and Sat Parkash Sharma},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2003},
  volume={123 1},
  pages={297-301}
}
Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is one of the vasculitides that is included in the pulmonary renal syndromes. Pathologically, MPA has been defined as necrotizing vasculitis with few or no immune deposits, primarily affecting small vessels including arterioles, venules, or capillaries. Pulmonary interstitial fibrosis (PIF) as an accompanying manifestation in MPA has not been widely appreciated. In the present study, we report six cases of MPA at our institution with radiographic evidence of PIF… CONTINUE READING

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