Testing for Wegener granulomatosis
by antineutrophilic cytoplasmic and myeloperoxidase antibody yielded negative results.
. Am J Med Sci 2001;321:76-82.
Diagnosis of limited ophthalmic Wegener granulomatosis
: distinctive pathologic features with ANCA test confirmation.
The reported cases of glomerulonephritis in patients with crystalline silica exposure show rapid progression and are associated with positive anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) with or without systemic vasculitis, such as Wegener granulomatosis
or microscopic polyangiitis (Gregorini et al.
Cordier et al., "Urogenital manifestations in Wegener granulomatosis
: a study of 11 cases and review of the literature," Medicine, vol.
(1-4) The main utility in ANCA testing is for small-vessel vasculitides, including microscopic polyangiitis; eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (previously known as Churg-Strauss syndrome); and small and medium vasculitides, such as granulomatosis with polyangiitis (previously known as Wegener granulomatosis
Association of chronic nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and higher relapse rates in Wegener granulomatosis
. Ann Intern Med.
Paranasal sinus obliteration in Wegener granulomatosis
. Radiology 1982;144:539-43.
Other very rare etiologies are birth trauma, carotid artery dissection, Giant cell arteritis, Wegener granulomatosis
, Herpes zoster, and migraine headache .
Painful oropharyngeal lesions occur in granulomatosis with polyangiitis or Wegener granulomatosis
, and autoimmune bullous diseases such as cicatricial pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris.