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Microscopic polyangiitis/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Microscopic polyangiitis.

A primary systemic vasculitis of small- and some medium-sized vessels, preferring kidneys and lungs, positive association with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies ( ANCA), and a paucity of immunoglobulin deposits in vessel walls

This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2021), Microscopic polyangiitis (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.