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Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

A multisystemic disease of a complex genetic background. It is characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels (VASCULITIS) leading to damage in any number of organs. The common features include granulomatous inflammation of the RESPIRATORY TRACT and KIDNEYS. Most patients have measurable autoantibodies (ANTINEUTROPHIL CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODIES) against MYELOBLASTIN.

Year introduced: 2015(1963)

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Tree Number(s): C08.381.483.950, C14.907.940.897.249.750, C17.800.862.105.875, C20.111.193.875

MeSH Unique ID: D014890

Entry Terms:

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitides
  • Polyangiitides, Granulomatosis with
  • Polyangiitis, Granulomatosis with
  • with Polyangiitides, Granulomatosis
  • with Polyangiitis, Granulomatosis
  • Wegener Granulomatosis
  • Granulomatosis, Wegener
  • Granulomatosis, Wegener's
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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