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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Complete heart block in a patient with Wegener's granulomatosis in remission--a case report.
FIGHTING BACK Andrew Robertson, who suffers from Wegener's granulomatosis; right, Andrew training with fellow runner Paul Smith
Wegener's securities will now trade under the symbol a[euro]WGNR' on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB), effective at the opening of trading on 22 April 2010.
Vasculitis involving the small vasculature includes Henoch-Schonlein purpura, essential cryoglobulinemia, hypersensitivity vasculitis, vasculitis secondary to an autoimmune connective tissue disease, vasculitis secondary to viral infection, and vasculitis associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA), including Wegener's granulomatosis, (3, 4) Churg-Strauss granulomatosis, (2, 5, 6) microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), (7, 8) and the renal limited form of MPA sometimes known as pauci-immune glomerulonephritis or idiopathic crescentic glomerulonephritis.
Wegener's book received relatively little attention at the time of its publication despite being, as a reviewer from the United States wrote in 1920, "a monograph [that] very satisfactorily fills in a missing chapter of modern meteorological science" and that "merits [a] careful study" (Ward 1920, p.
Patterns of presentation and diagnosis of patients with Wegener's granulomatosis: ENT aspects.
Leivick's Der goylem, a dramatic poem in eight scenes published in 1921 in New York, one year after Paul Wegener's third golem film was released.
New York City hosted a geological symposium in 1926 that became a "kangaroo court" for rejecting Wegener's theory of continental drift (p.
Jordao Gusmao, "Otolaryngological Manifestations of Wegener's Disease," Acta Otorrinolaringologica (English Edition), vol.