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5 Facts you should know about

Wegener’s granulomatosis

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Wegener’s granulomatosis is an autoimmune disorder

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In most patients, Irritation and inflammation of the nose is the first sign

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It’s caused by vasculitis that results in damage to various organ systems of the body, most often the respiratory tract and kidneys

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It occurs more often in people of Northern European descent

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Severe disease is typically treated with a combination of immunosuppressive medications

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