We describe an unusual case of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG), in a middle aged, non-smoking female who presented with a lung mass with constitutional symptoms. FNABC from mass revealed a single ill-defined granuloma without necrosis. There was a definite clinical and radiological response to antituberculosis treatment. She was later found to have another mass lesion in nasopharynx. ANCA was negative initially but became positive once disease flare up occurred. Multisystem involvement with clinical features of vasculitis were seen during the flare up and resulted in a fatal outcome. Unusual features and literature on this entity is discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Association of Physicians of India|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2003|
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