Kidney Specialists May Benefit Some EGPA Patients, Report Suggests

Kidney Specialists May Benefit Some EGPA Patients, Report Suggests

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Kidney Specialists May Benefit Some EGPA Patients, Report Suggests

Kidney disease is less common among people with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), but some patients may experience severe kidney damage and require management by specialists, a case report shows. The study, “Renal Involvement in Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis,” was published in the journal Kidney International Reports. EGPA is a form of ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) caused by eosinophils — a kind of immune cell — that attack the small blood vessels of the lungs and…

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