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Renal Involvement in Children with Vasculitis

  • Seza Ozen
  • Diclehan Orhan
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Abstract

Vasculitis is the inflammation in a blood vessel wall. This inflammation leads to narrowing or aneurysm of the vessel resulting in protean manifestations in the tissue that it nourishes. The kidney is one of the target organs frequently affected in vasculitis.

Keywords

Kawasaki Disease Familial Mediterranean Fever Renal Involvement Takayasu Arteritis Crescentic Glomerulonephritis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of MedicineHacettepe UniversitySihhiyeTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric PathologyHacettepe UniversitySihhiyeTurkey

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