microscopic polyangiitis

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A primary systemic vasculitis of small- and some medium-sized vessels. It is characterized by a tropism for kidneys and lungs, positive association with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA), and a paucity of immunoglobulin deposits in vessel walls.

Synonyms: Microscopic polyarteritis, Hypersensitivity angiitis, Micropolyangiitis, MPA

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