Wegener, Friedrich

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Friedrich, German pathologist, 1907-1990.
Wegener granulomatosis - characterized by necrotizing granulomas and ulceration of the upper respiratory tract, with purulent rhinorrhea, nasal obstruction, and sometimes with otorrhea, hemoptysis, pulmonary infiltration and cavitation, and fever.
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WEGENER'S granulomatosis is named after German doctor Friedrich Wegener, who described the disease in 1936.
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