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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Anemia? cause ?Chemo: Anemia can be caused by blood loss or impaired production of red cells. Wegner's often requires treatment with a chemotherapy drug which can also be t ... Read More

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Dr. Kimberly Liang
18 years experience in Rheumatology
Autoimmune disease: Like all autoimmune diseases, the cause is not really known, but likely a combination of genetic factors and environmental exposures (e.g., infections ... Read More
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Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience in Pediatrics
WG: Wegener’s granulomatosis (WG) is a rare disease that causes the walls of blood vessels to become inflamed (called vasculitis). This limits blood flow ... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Yes: Wegener's granulomatosis with polyangiitis is an incurable form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects the lungs, kidneys, and oth ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience in Radiology
Wegener's: Granulomatosis is an incurable form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects the nose, lungs, kidneys, and other organs.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey DeCaprio
27 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Vasculitis : Wegeners granulomatosis now known as granulomatosis with polyangiitis is incurable vasculitis that effects the nose , lungs , and kidneys. It requir ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience in Rheumatology
A vasculitis: Wegeners is a vasculitis with granuloma formation involving the upper and lower respiratory systems, and vasculitic involvement of the kidneys and oth ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Survival: Wegener's granulomatosis with polyangiitis is an incurable form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects the lungs, kidneys, and oth ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Living with Wegeners: I am sorry about your diagnosis. Wegener's disease is hard. Incurable, the five-year survival is up to 87%. Since this is an average number, some wil ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Disease or Syndrome?: Wegener's granulomatosis (wg), more recently granulomatosis with polyangiitis (wegener's) (gpa), is an incurable form of vasculitis (inflammation of b ... Read More
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