Rheumatoid Arthritis and Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (Wegener’s Granulomatosis): A Rare Association

  • Wafia najifa Honorary Medical Officer, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mohiuddin sharif Indoor Medical Officer, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Rajib roy Indoor Medical Officer, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mahfuzul haque Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md Robed Amin Professor of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Keywords: Rheumatoid arthritis, Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener’s granulomatosis), Anti neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, cANCA, pANCA, ANCA associated vasculitis (AAV)

Abstract

The presentation of Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) combined with a second rheumatological disorder thatis, different RA overlap syndromes are frequently encountered in clinical practice. But RA-vasculitisoverlaps are relatively rare. This paper presents a case of Rheumatoid arthritis and Granulomatosiswith polyangiitis (Wegener granulomatosis) overlap syndrome which is first of its kind reported from Bangladesh.

Bangladesh J Medicine July 2020; 31(2) : 114-119

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2020-08-08
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najifa, W., sharif, M., roy, R., haque, M., & Amin, M. R. (2020). Rheumatoid Arthritis and Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (Wegener’s Granulomatosis): A Rare Association. Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 31(2), 114-119. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjm.v31i2.48542
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