Goodpasture's syndrome

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Goodpasture's syndrome

[′gu̇d‚pas·chərz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A complex of symptoms associated with acute glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage.
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5) Among c-ANCA positive vasculitis such as Goodpasture syndrome, microscopic polyangiitis and Church-Strauss syndrome, (5) WG can be differentiated by biopsy and PR3-ANCA positivity.
Goodpasture syndrome (anti-glomerular basement membrane antibody syndrome) may present with DAH with or without associated capillaritis, and Wegener granulomatosis may occasionally present with a primary pattern of hemorrhage and capillaritis.
The work may also inform research on Alport syndrome, an inherited condition related to collagen IV that involves loss of kidney function, and Goodpasture syndrome, a rare autoimmune disease.
But now, the 34-year-old, of Porth, Rhondda, who has suffered from Goodpasture syndrome for three years, couldn't be happier.
Siebels M, Andrassy K, Ritz E: Provocation of pulmonary haemorrhage in Goodpasture syndrome by chlorine gas.