Pronounced: VEGG-eh-nerz GRAN-u-luh-mah-TOE-sisEn Español (Spanish Version)
Wegener’s granulomatosis (WG) is a rare disease that causes the walls of blood vessels to become inflamed (called vasculitis). This limits blood flow to tissues and can affect any organ. If left untreated, WG can be fatal. The outlook, though, is good with proper treatment. If you suspect you have WG, see your doctor right away.
Damage to Kidney Due to Decreased Blood Flow
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Last reviewedSeptember 2012by Michael J. Fucci, DO
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