A case of microscopic polyangiitis with usual interstitial pneumonia

Michihiro Yoshimi, Hideyuki Kiyohara, Kazuto Furuyama, Kousuke Masutani, Naoki Hagimoto, Hideki Hirakata, Kazuyoshi Kuwano, Youichi Nakanishi

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Abstract

A 60-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with high fever and abnormal shadow on a chest radiograph. Chest radiograph and computed tomography revealed a mixed pattern of glandgrass [E1] and honeycomb shadow in both lung fields. Serum MPO-ANCA titer was elevated. Percutaneous renal biopsy showed necrotizing glomerulonephritis with small vessel vasculitis. Combination therapy with PSL and CPA was effective. This is an important case of MPA with a chest radiograph finding similar to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. [E1] The spelling of this word could not be confirmed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)463-468
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Journal of Chest Diseases
Volume64
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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    Yoshimi, M., Kiyohara, H., Furuyama, K., Masutani, K., Hagimoto, N., Hirakata, H., Kuwano, K., & Nakanishi, Y. (2005). A case of microscopic polyangiitis with usual interstitial pneumonia. Japanese Journal of Chest Diseases, 64(5), 463-468.