CASE REPORT
THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ACUTE RENAL FAILURE DUE TO MICROSCOPIC POLYANGIlTIS
 
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Atatürk University, Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine, Erzurum,Turkey
 
 
Online publication date: 2006-07-15
 
 
Publication date: 2006-07-15
 
 
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Hatice Odabaş   

Atatürk Üniversitesi Postanesi, Posta Kutusu: 26 25171 Erzurum, Turkiye Tel: 05334638318
 
 
Eur J Gen Med 2006;3(3):146–147
 
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Microscopic polyangiitis is a non-granulomatous necrotizing vasculitis involving small vessels. Clinical manifestations are highly polymorphic, but rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis is one of the most frequent and most severe manifestations of the disease. Most patients with MPA present with or develop severe renal disease, particularly if the diagnosis is delayed. We report the case of P-ANCA-positive Microscopic po
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