pulmonary Wegener's granulomatosis

pulmonary Wegener's granulomatosis

a rare fatal disease of young or middle-aged men, characterized by granulomatous lesions of the respiratory tract, focal necrotizing arteritis, and finally widespread inflammation of body organs. Pulmonary infarction and glomerulonephritis may occur.
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J F Cordier, D Valeyre, L Guillevin, R Loire and J M Brechot Pulmonary Wegener's granulomatosis.
Chronic crusting, nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and relapse rate in pulmonary Wegener's granulomatosis.