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Remission in antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated systemic vasculitis.

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The definition of remission in patients with systemic vasculitis must be distinguished from the term "cure," which implies that patients are well and not requiring ongoing therapy. Remission should be defined using a standardised approach to measuring clinical disease activity, and the definition should be qualified by the duration of the remission and the type of maintenance therapy required to sustain remission. Remission is an important goal of management in the systemic vasculitides and i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical and experimental rheumatology
Volume:
24
Issue:
6 Suppl 43
Pages:
S-93-8
Publication date:
2006-01-01
ISSN:
0392-856X
URN:
uuid:3dfbfda5-6213-4db4-a710-6e2a07b2fec3
Source identifiers:
109134
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pubs:109134

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