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Head and Neck Involvement in Wegener’s Granulomatosis (WG)

  • Thomas J. McDonald
  • Richard A. DeRemee
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 336)

Summary

Review of 411 patients with Wegener’s granulomatosis showed that involvement of the head and neck region is extremely common Early diagnosis and prompt treatment resulted in better survival rates--75% alive at 5.8 years.

Keywords

Mayo Clin Proc Relapse Polychondritis Septal Perforation Orbital Involvement Morphologic Picture 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas J. McDonald
    • 1
  • Richard A. DeRemee
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Internal MedicineMayo Clinic and Mayo FoundationRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Division of Thoracic Diseases and Internal MedicineMayo Clinic and Mayo FoundationRochesterUSA

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