Joseph P. Lynch, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

Joseph P. Lynch

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Pulmonary Vasculitis (Necrotizing granulomatous vasculitis, Churg-Strauss syndrome, Microscopic polyangiitis)

What every physician needs to know: Pulmonary vasculitis is characterized by inflammation and destruction of pulmonary vasculature with subsequent tissue necrosis. These disorders can be divided into those that are part of a systemic autoimmune vasculitis and secondary cases. Secondary pulmonary vasculitis can be associated with a number of diverse etiologies, including infection, drug reactions,…

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