John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology

The distinctive histopathology of hydralazine-associated ANCA positive vasculitis: in vivo demonstration of NETosis Volume 27, issue 1, January-February 2017

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1 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
2 Department of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY 10065, USA

The least common variant of drug-induced vasculitis occurs within the context of anti-neutrophilic cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-mediated small-vessel vasculitis; the implicated drugs include minocycline, the TNF alpha inhibitors, as well as carbimazole [1, 2]. The mechanisms of ANCA+ vasculitis are complex but a component of the vascular injury represents at least one mechanism mediated by antibodies targeting antigens, namely intracytoplasmic neutrophil granules containing myeloperoxidase (MPO) [...]