Chapel Hill Consensus Conference

Chapel Hill Consensus Conference

Internal medicine An international panel that adopted names and definitions for systemic vasculitides–SVs; the CHCC divided SVs by size and shunned terms–arteritis, arteriolitis, venulitis, capillaritis, and others, which are difficult for pathologists to document. See Systemic vasculitis.
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They were diagnosed as per Chapel Hill Consensus Conference (CHCC) definition of GPA, MPA and EGPA.1 Clinical information collected included constitutional, opthalmological, ENT, joints, cutaneous, pulmonary, cardiac, renal, neurological and gastrointestinal manifestations.
2012 Revised International Chapel Hill Consensus Conference Nomenclature of Vasculitides.
Because of these findings, the patient was diagnosed as having GPA classified as other single organ vasculitis according to the Chapel Hill Consensus Conference 2012 definitions [7].
The 2012 Chapel Hill consensus conference definitions proposed ANCA-negative ANCA associated vasculitis caused by three possibilities: (i) ANCA that cannot be detected by current methods; (ii) ANCA of as yet undiscovered specificity; and (iii) pathological mechanisms not involving ANCA [16].
It is defined as "granulomatous inflammation of the aorta and its major branches" by the Chapel Hill Consensus Conference on the Nomenclature of Systemic Vasculitis.