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Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.950
C14.907.940.897.249.750
C20.111.193.875
Unique ID
D014890
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014890
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Granulomatosis, Wegener's
Wegener Granulomatosis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
NLM Classification #
WF 600
See Also
Myeloblastin
Vasculitis, Central Nervous System
Public MeSH Note
2015; see Wegener Granulomatosis 2007-20014
History Note
2015(1963)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Preferred
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