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What is Microscopic Polyangiitis?

What is Microscopic Polyangiitis?

  • Microscopic Polyangiitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of microscopic blood or lymph vessels.

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

Microscopic Polyangiitis: Introduction

Types of Microscopic Polyangiitis:

Broader types of Microscopic Polyangiitis:

Who gets Microscopic Polyangiitis?

Gender Ratio for Microscopic Polyangiitis: slight male predominance

How serious is Microscopic Polyangiitis?

Complications of Microscopic Polyangiitis: see complications of Microscopic Polyangiitis

What causes Microscopic Polyangiitis?

Causes of Microscopic Polyangiitis: see causes of Microscopic Polyangiitis

What are the symptoms of Microscopic Polyangiitis?

Symptoms of Microscopic Polyangiitis: see symptoms of Microscopic Polyangiitis

Complications of Microscopic Polyangiitis: see complications of Microscopic Polyangiitis

Onset of Microscopic Polyangiitis: around 50 years of age

Microscopic Polyangiitis: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Microscopic Polyangiitis: Vascular Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Microscopic Polyangiitis.
Treatments for Microscopic Polyangiitis: see treatments for Microscopic Polyangiitis
Research for Microscopic Polyangiitis: see research for Microscopic Polyangiitis

Name and Aliases of Microscopic Polyangiitis

Main name of condition: Microscopic Polyangiitis

Other names or spellings for Microscopic Polyangiitis:

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Microscopic Polyangiitis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Microscopic Polyangiitis:

 

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