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5 Facts you should know about

Wegener’s granulomatosis

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1

Is an autoimmune disorder.

2

In most patients,

Irritation and inflammation of the nose is the first sign.

3

It’s caused by vasculitis that results in damage

to various organ systems of the body, most often the respiratory tract and kidneys.

4

It occurs more often in people

of Northern European descent.

5

Severe disease is typically treated

with a combination of immunosuppressive medications.

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