Pulmonary vasculitides represent a diverse group of diseases typified by nonspecific signs and symptoms with evidence of systemic extra-pulmonary organ involvement, including skin, kidney, and neurological systems. No single confirmatory diagnostic laboratory test exists; therefore the clinician must combine a thorough history and physical examination with other objective findings to make the correct diagnosis.
- Anti-nuclear cytoplasmic antibodies
- Churg-Strauss syndrome
- Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage
- Microscopic polyangiitis syndrome
- Pulmonary-renal syndrome
- Wegner granulomatosis
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