In medicine (rheumatology), Wegener's granulomatosis is a form of vasculitis that affects the lungs, kidneys and other organs. Due to its end-organ damage, it can be a serious disease that requires long-term immune suppression.


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What is Wegener''s Granulomatosis?
... What is Wegener''s granulomatosis? Wegener''s granulomatosis is a rare disease of uncertain cause. It is characterized by inflammation in a variety of tissues, including blood vessels (vasculitis). In...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Using Urine Dipsticks to Detect Wegener''s Granulomatosis
... Wegener''s granulomatosis (WG) can affect the kidneys in 50%-80% of patients. The first sign of kidney involvement is the presence of blood and/or protein in the urine. In medicine, early detection of...
Source: Cleveland Clinic


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  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
    ... WHAT IS WEGENER'S GRANULOMATOSIS? Wegener's granulomatosis is an uncommon disease, in which the blood vessels are inflamed (vasculitis). This inflammation damages important organs of the body ...