Clinical Manifestations in Patients on Chronic Dialysis with High Titres of ANCA

  • Gina Gregorini
  • Paola Tira
  • Luigi Manili
  • Roberto Broccoli
  • Sergio de Marinis
  • Rosa Maria Gazzotti
  • Rosario Maiorca
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 336)

Summary

Eight untreated patients with an apparent renal-limited disease continued to maintain high titres of ANCA long after the onset of the disease and the start of dialysis. In spite of the high ANCA titres, three of them remained for a long time free of symptoms related to the disease. Three pts developed, at various times from the beginning of the disease, fatal pulmonary hemorrhages.

Keywords

Immunosuppressive Treatment Systemic Vasculitis Chronic Dialysis Crescentic Glomerulonephritis Dialysis Unit 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gina Gregorini
    • 1
  • Paola Tira
    • 1
  • Luigi Manili
    • 1
  • Roberto Broccoli
    • 2
  • Sergio de Marinis
    • 3
  • Rosa Maria Gazzotti
    • 4
  • Rosario Maiorca
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NephrologyUniversity of BresciaBresciaItaly
  2. 2.Dialysis Unit, Hospital of Darfo (Brescia)University of BresciaBresciaItaly
  3. 3.Dialysis Unit, Hospital of Chiari (Brescia)University of BresciaBresciaItaly
  4. 4.Department of Nephrology, Hospital of Leno (Brescia)University of BresciaBresciaItaly

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