WEGENER’S GRANULOMATOSIS

Mustafa Kamal

Abstract


Wegener's granulomatosis is an uncommon multisystemic disease, characterized by necrotizing granulomatous inflammation of the upper and lower respiratory tracts and general focal necrotizing vasculitis (Commonly known as “Wegener's triad"). We are reporting a case of 42 years male, who was admitted to Pulmonology Department Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) Peshawar on November 21, 2008 with the four months history of dry cough, partial bilateral nasal obstruction, Sore throat, fever and pain in both ears for the last two months; and he was also complaining of intermittent hemoptysis for the last one month. Finally diagnosed and successfully managed as a case of Wegener’s Granulomatosis.

Keywords


Wegener’s Granulomatosis; ANCA; Vasculitis; Biopsy.

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