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what is the disease wegeners granulamatosis in kids?

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Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
20 years experience 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 to tissues and can affect any organ. WG is a type of autoimmune disease. This means the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues. Its cause is unknown.
Answered on Mar 18, 2017
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