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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Autoimmune disorders causing dysphagia due to esophageal strictures or extrinsic esophageal compression include Wegener disease, cicatricial pemphigoid, and sarcoidosis, although this occurrence is rare in Wegener disease and cicatricial pemphigoid.