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Forum Name: Rheumatology Topics

Question: Wegener's


 pt_i_am - Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:58 pm

Can you have Wegeners with a negative ANCA?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Sep 05, 2007 10:47 pm

User avatar 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.

Best wishes.

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