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No ANCA in Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Bürger’s Disease)

  • S. M. Schellong
  • A. Rautmann
  • W. L. Gross
  • K. Alexander
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 336)

Summary

Sera of 30 patients with clinically well established Thromboangiitis obliterans were tested for the presence of ANCA by means of immunofluorescence and ELISA. ANCA did occur neither in active nor in inactive disease.

Keywords

Connective Tissue Disease Limb Ischemia Arterial Occlusive Disease Inactive Disease Young Smoker 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Schellong
    • 1
  • A. Rautmann
    • 2
  • W. L. Gross
    • 2
  • K. Alexander
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AngiologyMedical School HannoverGermany
  2. 2.Medical University Lübeck and Rheumaklinik Bad BramstedtGermany

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