Re: Re: Re: One more MCQ

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Posted by amalex from IP on August 10, 2013 at 23:17:31:

In Reply to: Re: Re: One more MCQ posted by Veronica on July 21, 2013 at 11:59:18:

with his positive anti-GBM antibody status, this man has evidence of glomerulonephritis...Goodpasture's requires: presence of glomerulonephritis, pulmonary hemorrhage, and
anti-GBM antibodies. Positive P-ANCA can be seen in 10 to 38% of patients with anti-GBM disease (P-ANCA directed against myeloperoxidase. Thus, overlap with Wegener's or
related disease may exist with occasional evidence of a systemic vasculitis. Treatment of this patients has more favorable outcome than for P-ANCA negative individuals.
(Cleveland Clinic- intensive review).

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