Wegener's GranulomatosisView All Arthritis Types
Wegener's granulomatosis is an uncommon disease characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels, or vasculitis and a type of damaging inflammation of the tissues referred to as granulomatous. Vasculitis can also damage important organs of the body by limiting blood flow to those organs and destroying normal tissue.
Although the disease can involve any organ system, it mainly affects the respiratory tract (including the sinuses, nose, windpipe, lungs) and kidneys as well as skin and nerves.
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