granulomatosis


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granulomatosis

[‚gran·yə‚lō·mə′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Any disease characterized by multiple granulomas.
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Wegener's granulomatosis is an uncommon disease characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels, or vasculitis (pronounced vas-cue-lite-us) and a type of damaging inflammation of the tissues referred to as granulomatous.
Silent Ischemic Heart Disease in a Patient with Necrotizing Glomerulonephritis due to Wegener's Granulomatosis.
Ironically, MMF has been considered as remission maintenance therapy in pulmonary vasculitis because of Wegener granulomatosis and microscopic polyangiitis.
3,9) Itraconazole was added after the radiographs showed the possibility of internal granulomatosis because aspergillosis could not be ruled out.
Involvement of the omentum in Wegener's granulomatosis.
Orofacial granulomatosis (OFG) This is the occurrence of persistent diffuse facial swelling affecting the lips and cheeks with the key histopathological feature of deep non-necrotising/non-caseating granulomas [Wiesenfeld et al.
The text opens with an historical overview, followed by physiological and radiological features of common ILDs, such as idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, non-specific interstitial pneumonitis, and sarcoidosis, and uncommon ILDs, such as lymphangioleiomyomatosis, Langerhans cell granulomatosis, drug-induced lung disease, eosinophilic lung disease, alveolar proteinosis, and alveolar michrolithiasis.
The 29-year-old who lives with James in Clayton West, suffers from Wegener's Granulomatosis - an incurable disease in which blood vessels become inflamed, making it hard for blood to flow.
While a case with RA has been evaluated before the TNF alpha antagonist treatment, the presence of respiratory symptoms and bilateral cavitary lung lesions led to further investigations and was diagnosed as accompanying Wegener granulomatosis.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Rituxan (rituximab), in combination with corticosteroids, as a new medicine for adults with Wegener's Granulomatosis (WG) and Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA).

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