A recent study in Arthritis & Rheumatology highlights new information about the epidemiology and disease course of the vasculitic disease granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, formerly known as Wegener’s disease).1 GPA is a rare disease that’s generally specific to the lungs, kidneys and the upper airways. The study provides key new data about the incidence and…
Articles tagged with "Wegener’s Granulomatosis"
Delving deeper into the nonvasculitis aspects of the disease
ICD-11, history, and confusion a catalyst for replacing eponyms with descriptions in disease nomenclature
WG has an evolving prognosis and treatment course
Wegener’s granulomatosis (WG) is a rare and complex blood-vessel disease affecting men and women equally. Although the cause of the disease is unknown, it can be treated and managed effectively.