Intravenous Immunoglobulin After Relapse in Vasculitis
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The aim of this study will assess the effects of intravenous immunoglobulin in ANCA+ vasculitides (Microscopic Polyangiitis, Wegener’s granulomatosis and Churg-Strauss syndrome) who relapse under corticosteroid and immunosuppressant therapies or after one year post treatment.
Intravenous Immunoglobulin After Relapse in Vasculitis (Microscopic Polyangiitis, Wegener’s Granulomatosis and SHURG-STRAUSS Syndrome) During and After Corticosteroids and Immunosuppressant Therapies a Multicenter Prospective Trial
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Wegener’s granulomatosis, Microscopic polyangiitis and Churg-Strauss syndrome (satisfying ACR or chapel Hill classification) relapsing either under corticosteroid and immunosuppressant therapies or after one year post treatment
Age > 18 years old
Written informed consent
Systemic vasculitides not previously treated with corticosteroid and immunosuppressant(s)
Systemic vasculitides treated with corticosteroids and immunosuppressant therapies, but with treatment cessation more than 12 months ago
Absence of poor prognosis criteria (according to FFS)
Nephritis ± renal impairment
Cancer or malignancy
Psychiatric disease, lack of compliance
Age under 18 years old
Lack of written informed consent
Other vasculitides (post viral infection and skin localisation)