ANCA-positive vasculitis associated with allopurinol therapy

Clin Exp Rheumatol. Nov-Dec 1998;16(6):743-4.

Abstract

The triggers that induce ANCA-positive vasculitis are largely unknown. In a minority of cases, however, the disease appears to be medication-induced. This report provides the first description of a case of ANCA-positive vasculitis associated with allopurinol treatment.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Allopurinol / adverse effects*
  • Antibodies, Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic / blood*
  • Gout Suppressants / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Immunoenzyme Techniques
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Peroxidase / immunology
  • Vasculitis / blood
  • Vasculitis / chemically induced*

Substances

  • Antibodies, Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic
  • Gout Suppressants
  • Allopurinol
  • Peroxidase