Orbit and optic nerve
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's) of orbit

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 24 September 2018, last major update March 2015

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PubMed Search: Granulomatosis with polyangiitis [title] orbit

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Orbit and optic nerve: Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's) of orbit. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeorbitwegener.html. Accessed December 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • May present initially or secondarily in orbit
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Multiple confluent granulomas, vasculitis with thrombosis and tissue necrosis
Microscopic (histologic) images

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