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What drug caused these vasculitic lesions?

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This patient developed propylthiouracil-induced ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV), a condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality.

AAV encompasses three small-vessel vasculitides whose clinical features result from focal necrotizing lesions in vessels and organs, and include alveolar hemorrhage, acute renal failure, and purpuric rashes.

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