Category: Rheumatology

Clinical Correlations

ANCA and Small-Vessel Vasculitis

Class Act Rheumatology 7 min read

By Eugene Friedman, Class of 2012

Faculty Peer Reviewed

The discovery of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) was a serendipitous finding. In 1982, Davies and colleagues published a report detailing their discovery of antibodies that specifically localized to the cytoplasm of neutrophils in …

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