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Wegener Granulomatosis
Definition: A multisystemic disease of a complex genetic background. It is characterized by inflammation of the blood vessels (VASCULITIS) leading to damages in any number of organs. The common features include granulomatous inflammation of the RESPIRATORY TRACT and kidneys (GLOMERULONEPHRITIS). Most patients have measurable autoantibodies (ANTINEUTROPHIL CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODIES) against neutrophil proteinase-3 (WEGENER AUTOANTIGEN).

Synonym(s): Granulomatosis, Wegener's / Wegener's Granulomatosis / Granulomatosis, Wegener /
See also:
Myeloblastin  Vasculitis, Central Nervous System   

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See also: - Vasculitis, Central Nervous System

Broader term(s): - Lung Diseases, Interstitial - Lung Diseases - Respiratory Tract Diseases - Kidney Diseases - Urologic Diseases - Vasculitis - Vascular Diseases - Cardiovascular Diseases
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                  Vasculitis 
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          Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
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                  Kidney Diseases 
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          Respiratory Tract Diseases
              Lung Diseases
                  Lung Diseases, Interstitial 

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