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Postby pt_i_am » Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:58 pm

Can you have Wegeners with a negative ANCA?

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Postby Dr. Chan Lowe » Wed Sep 05, 2007 10:47 pm

Hi Pt_I_am,

There are cases of ANCA negative Wegener's reported in the literature. They are much less common than ANCA + Wegener's.

If Wegener's is being considered, seeing a rheumatologist can help in making the diagnosis.

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