Renal vasculitis in Japan and the UK--are there differences in epidemiology and clinical phenotype?

BACKGROUND The epidemiology of renal vasculitis in different populations is poorly understood. A recent study from Japan suggests that whilst the overall incidence is similar to that reported from Europe, the clinical phenotype is different, with Wegener's granulomatosis being very much less common. The aim of this study was to compare the incidence of… CONTINUE READING