Monday, January 17, 2011

WEGENER'S GRANULOMATOSIS.

Systemic vasculitis of small arteries and veins.

Granulomatous inflammation of nose, sinuses, lung, kidney

Anti Cytoplasmic Neutrophil Antibodies (ANCA) are found in serum.
CLINICAL FEATURES: Patient may have persistent sinusitis, pneumonitis, hematuria, proteinuria.

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