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Pages 262-263 (September - October 2010)
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Vol. 6. Issue 5.
Pages 262-263 (September - October 2010)
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Atypical presentation of microscopic polyangiitis
Presentación atípica de poliangeítis microscópica
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Susana Olivera-Gonzáleza,
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, Beatriz Amores-Arriagaa, Marta Matía-Sanza, Carmen Gómez-Del Vallea, Miguel Ángel Torralba-Cabezaa, Juan Ignacio Pérez-Calvoa, Manuel Moros-Garcíab
a Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa, Zaragoza, Spain
b Servicio de Anatomía Patológica, Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa, Zaragoza, Spain
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Abstract

Microscopic polyangiitis is a systemic vasculitis that affects small caliber vessels, with renal and lung compromise. We present the case of a patient with an atypical presentation of this disease and an onset characterized by central nervous system affection in the form of a motor deficit

Keywords:
Microscopic polyangiitis
Central nervous system
Cytoplasmic anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody
Resumen

La poliangeítis microscópica es una vasculitis sistémica que afecta a pequeños vasos, con afectación renal y pulmonar. A continuación se presenta el caso clínico de un paciente con manifestación atípica de esta enfermedad, que debutó con afectación del sistema nervioso central, en forma de déficit motor.

Palabras clave:
Poliangeítis microscópica
Sistema nervioso central
Anticuerpos anticitoplasma de neutrófilos patrón citoplasmático
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