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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Knopf, Andreas; Chaker, Adam; Stark, Thomas; Hofauer, Benedikt; Lahmer, Tobias; Thürmel, Klaus; Bas, Murat 
Title:
Clinical aspects of granulomatosis with polyangiitis affecting the head and neck. 
Abstract:
There are many controversies in head and neck granulomatosis with polyangiitis (HN-GPA). Diagnostic/therapeutic regimens vary due to limited knowledge about the special properties of HN-GPA. 28 patients were diagnosed with GPA accordingly. Anti-neutrophil-cytoplasmatic-antibody (ANCA), anti-peroxidase-antibody (anti-PR3) and biopsies were performed for all patients and set into clinical context. 14 patients had sinonasal symptoms. Otological (n = 8) and laryngeal (n = 2) symptoms were usually as...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
272 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
185-93 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0937-4477 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik; Abteilung für Nephrologie