Thomas Nina, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's granulomatosis)

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener’s granulomatosis) I. What every physician needs to know. Since 2011, Wegener’s granulomatosis is now known as granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) as recommended by the American College of Rheumatology and will be referred to as such in this chapter. GPA is a disorder that affects multiple organs and is characterized by necrotizing…

Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis

Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis I. What every physician needs to know. Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis (CPA) is a spectrum of disorders that spans simple aspergilloma and chronic cavitary pulmonary aspergillosis (CCPA). Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis is distinguished from invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) by disease duration of greater than 3 months. On the end of the spectrum of CPA…

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