Functional characterization of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in patients with cocaine-induced midline destructive lesions
Article first published online: 25 APR 2008
Copyright © 2008 by the American College of Rheumatology
Arthritis & Rheumatism
Volume 58, Issue 5, pages 1546–1551, May 2008
How to Cite
Peikert, T., Finkielman, J. D., Hummel, A. M., McKenney, M. E., Gregorini, G., Trimarchi, M. and Specks, U. (2008), Functional characterization of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies in patients with cocaine-induced midline destructive lesions. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 58: 1546–1551. doi: 10.1002/art.23469
- Issue published online: 25 APR 2008
- Article first published online: 25 APR 2008
- Manuscript Accepted: 11 FEB 2008
- Manuscript Received: 25 JUL 2007
- Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- NIH. Grant Numbers: T32-HL-07897, R01-AR-49806
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