Treatment of Wegener’s Granulomatosis with Intravenous Immunoglobulin
We report about the treatment of eight patients with Wegener’s granulomatosis and one patient with systemic pANCA-associated vasculitis with a single course of high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG). In 5 of 9 patients (55%) this resulted in significant clinical improvement, in two patients a decrease of the ANCA-titre was seen.
KeywordsIntravenous Immunoglobulin Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Systemic Vasculitis Poor Responder Significant Clinical Improvement
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