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Goodpasture syndrome is a rare, life-threatening autoimmune disease that is characterised by fatigue, weakness, or lethargy, nausea and/or vomiting, loss of appetite, unhealthy, and pale appearance.
Goodpasture’s syndrome can be treated with the help of oral immunosuppressive drugs—cyclophosphamide and corticosteroids. The treatment approaches keep the immune system from making antibodies.
Goodpasture’s syndrome is a rare condition that affects the lungs and kidneys. In this condition, body’s own defense system reacts against some part of the body itself.
Doctors use a blood test to diagnose Goodpasture’s syndrome. Sometimes, a kidney or lung biopsy may be necessary to check for the presence of the harmful antibodies.