Wegener Granulomatosis (cont.)
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Wegener's Granulomatosis Symptoms
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Upper respiratory tract (most common):
Lungs (usually present):
Other symptoms (less common):
The kidneys are affected in three-fourths of people with Wegener's granulomatosis, but the person may have no obvious symptoms related to kidney damage. Urine, however, may be bloody or red in color.
When to Seek Medical Care for Wegener's Granulomatosis (Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis)
Talk with the doctor about any of these symptoms. Eye problems are cause for immediate medical attention. Other symptoms that may cause a person to contact a doctor would be chest pain, coughing up blood, or seeing blood in the urine.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/11/2015
Sat Sharma, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
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