Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Wegener's Granulomatosis

Wegener's granulomatosis affects the upper and lower respiratory tracts and the kidney. As depicted in the visual mnemonic, URTI, LRTI, Epistaxis, Hemoptysis, Glomerulonephritis are few of the manifestations of this disease. It is C-ANCA positive. Treatment is with antibiotics, corticosteroid, Azathioprine, Cyclophosphamide etc.

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