Researchers Call for New System to Better Classify Vasculitis

Researchers Call for New System to Better Classify Vasculitis

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Researchers Call for New System to Better Classify Vasculitis

A new classification system, based on the underlying cause of disease, may be necessary to better understand ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) and other disorders characterized by inflammation in the blood vessels. That’s according to a team led by scientists at Aarhus University, in Denmark, who published their idea for the new system in a paper titled “Vasculitis therapy refines vasculitis mechanistic classification,” in Autoimmunity Reviews. AAV is an umbrella term covering three different conditions: granulomatosis with polyangiitis…

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