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Document type:
Journal Article 
Author(s):
Frantz, MC; Frank, H; von Weyhern, C; Kiefer, J 
Title:
Unspecific parotitis can be the first indication of a developing Wegener's granulomatosis. 
Abstract:
In an unusual course of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG), a 71-year-old woman presented a 3-week history of unilateral painful parotid swelling unresponsive to antiphlogistic and antibiotic treatment. Following lateral parotidectomy with unspecific inflammatory histopathological findings, the patient developed disturbance of wound healing and high recurrent fever. Control chest X-ray showed several pulmonary round lesions. Immunologic testing for antinuclear cytoplasmatic antibodies (ANCA) was posi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
265 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
131-134 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0937-4477 
TUM Institution:
Hals-Nasen-Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und Pathologische Anatomie