Which pulmonary tests are performed in the workup of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA)?

Updated: Aug 31, 2021
  • Author: Christopher L Tracy, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Pulmonary testing: Spirometry, plethysmography, and diffusing capacity should be performed as soon as possible to identify abnormalities and provide a baseline

Bronchoscopy: Helpful in the evaluation of alveolar hemorrhage, infection, airway disease, and endobronchial lesions


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