Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

  • Monika Waldendorf
  • Mathias Schneider
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 336)


Autoantibodies against neutrophil cytoplasmic antigens (ANCA) are found in patients with different kinds of systemic vasculitis and glomerulonephritis, both characteristic manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The present study was designed to clarify the nature of ANCA seen in SLE patients and their correlation with the clinical findings.


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patient Systemic Vasculitis Characteristic Manifestation Strong Nuclear Staining 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Monika Waldendorf
    • 1
  • Mathias Schneider
    • 2
  1. 1.Nephrologische Abteilung Medizinische Klinik IKlinikum Großhadern der Universität MünchenGermany
  2. 2.Innere Medizin Abteilung BUniversität MünsterGermany

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