Wegener’s granulomatosis and multiple cranial neuropathies

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Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2010.L001
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Wegener’s granulomatosis and multiple cranial neuropathies

Wegener’s granulomatosis, first described by Friedrich Wegener in 1936, is a systemic vasculitis that characteristically causes necrotizing granulomas of the respiratory tract and necrotizing cresentic glomerulonephritis. This article describes the history and modern treatment of the disease in conjunction with a clinical case.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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