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Microscopic Polyangiitis

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.

Year introduced: 2010

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Tree Number(s): C10.228.140.300.275.600, C14.907.253.329.600, C14.907.940.897.249.500, C17.800.862.105.750, C20.111.193.750

MeSH Unique ID: D055953

Entry Terms:

  • Microscopic Polyangiitides
  • Polyangiitides, Microscopic
  • Polyangiitis, Microscopic

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