rheumatology
Rare diseases

Inhaled antigens implicated in GPA

Exposure to dust through farming and gardening may increase the risk of granulomatosis with polyangiitis, according to a study from New Zealand that echoes findings from the Northern Hemisphere. The case-controlled study of 49 people with GPA and 196 controls found any reported exposure to dust (specifically silica and grain dust) was associated with GPA ...

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