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Goodpasture syndrome

Goodpasture syndrome: Introduction

Goodpasture syndrome: Goodpasture syndrome is a rare disease that can affect the lungs and kidneys. It is an autoimmune disease, a condition in which the body's own defense ... more about Goodpasture syndrome.

Goodpasture syndrome: A rare disease involving inflammation of membranes in the lung and kidneys. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Goodpasture syndrome is available below.

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Prognosis for Goodpasture syndrome

Prognosis for Goodpasture syndrome: Goodpasture syndrome may last only a few weeks or as long as 2 years. (Source: excerpt from Goodpasture Syndrome: NIDDK)

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Goodpasture syndrome is a rare disease that can affect the lungs and kidneys. It is an autoimmune disease, a condition in which the body's own defense system reacts against some part of the body itself. (Source: excerpt from Goodpasture Syndrome: NIDDK)

Definitions of Goodpasture syndrome:

Goodpasture syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Goodpasture syndrome, or a subtype of Goodpasture syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Goodpasture syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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