Wegener's granulomatosis


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Wegener's granulomatosis

[′vā·gə·nərz ‚gran·yə·lə·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A rare disease of unknown causation characterized by necrotizing granulomas in the air passages, necrotizing vasculitis, and glomerulitis.
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The diagnosis of Wegener's granulomatosis from transbronchial biopsy specimens.
Although it is a rare disease, Wegener's granulomatosis has distinct clinical patterns, which may affect various tissues and cause varying degrees of injuries.
Limited versus severe Wegener's granulomatosis: baseline data on patients in the Wegener's granulomatosis etanercept trial.
The patient discussed in the above case presentation was one whose laboratory results and history were suggestive of Wegener's Granulomatosis, though certain elements of his clinical picture were inconsistent with the classic presentation of this disease.
Various connective tissue diseases like systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Neuro-Behcet, Scleroderma and Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) may manifest as a number of neurological complications2.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Wegener's Granulomatosis
Austin P, Green WR, Sawyer DC, Walsh FB, Kleinfelter HT Peripheral corneal degeneration and occlusive vasculitis in Wegener's granulomatosis.
Diseases that involve the tracheal wall circumferentially * Sarcoidosis * Wegener's granulomatosis * Amyloidosis * Bowel (inflammatory) disease A useful mnemonic to remember the causes of diffuse circumferential tracheal narrowing is "SWAB.
Specific antibodies for Wegener's granulomatosis (c-ANCA and p-ANCA) were in normal limits.
Damage caused by Wegener's granulomatosis and its treatment: prospective data from the Wegener's Granulomatosis Etanercept Trail (WGET).