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The lung is one of the organs possibly involved in microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), and myeloperoxidase (MPO) antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) is commonly found in patients with MPA. The aim of this study was to assess pulmonary lesions in Japanese patients with MPA.
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Name: AJR. American journal of roentgenology
We investigated whether elevated serum IgG4 at the time of diagnosis of microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) and granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) may be associated with concurrent IgG4-related disease...
The expression of the NKX2-1 gene and its encoded protein, thyroid transcription factor 1 (TTF-1), plays a role in pulmonary surfactant homeostasis and lung development. NKX2-1 mutations have been ass...
Although ANCA is the major autoantibody in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis, previous studies have suggested the presence of anti-neutrophil extracellular trap (NET) antibody in patients with ...
The purpose of the study is to determine wether a rituximab-based treatment compared to standard therapy (glucocorticoid alone) in patients with microscopic polyangiitis without any bad pr...
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of IFX-1 treatment as replacement for glucocorticoid (GC) therapy in subjects with GPA and MPA.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the safety and tolerability of two dose regimens of IFX-1 as add-on to standard of care (SOC) in subjects with GPA and MPA compared with placebo...
To determine whether a combination of corticosteroids and azathioprine can achieve a higher remission rate and a lower subsequent relapse rate in patients with newly-diagnosed microscopic ...
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Morphological findings useful in differentiation and classification of results in CYTODIAGNOSIS and related techniques.
A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE), found in Australia and New Guinea. It causes a fulminating viremia resembling Japanese encephalitis (ENCEPHALITIS, JAPANESE).
A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE), which is the etiological agent of Japanese encephalitis found in Asia, southeast Asia, and the Indian subcontinent.
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.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent infection with Japanese B encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE).
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An antibody is a protein produced by the body's immune system when it detects harmful substances, called antigens. Examples of antigens include microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses) and chemicals. Antibodies may be produc...