ANCA‐associated Vasculitis Found to Cause Nerve Damage in SSc Patient

ANCA‐associated Vasculitis Found to Cause Nerve Damage in SSc Patient

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ANCA‐associated Vasculitis Found to Cause Nerve Damage in SSc Patient

An elderly woman with scleroderma limited to her skin also developed the autoimmune disorder ANCA‐associated vasculitis (AAV), which led to nerve damage in her lower limbs, a case study described.  The researchers recommended that patients with scleroderma who experience tingling and numbness in the extremities should be examined for AAV-associated nerve damage.  The case study, “ANCA‐associated neuropathy in systemic sclerosis: A case report and review of literature,” was published in the Journal of Cutaneous Immunology…

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