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

Topic Completed: 1 March 2015

Minor changes: 8 April 2019

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PubMed Search: Granulomatosis with polyangiitis [title] orbit

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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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 June 1st, 2020.
Definition / general
  • May present initially or secondarily in orbit
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Multiple confluent granulomas, vasculitis with thrombosis and tissue necrosis
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.
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