Oral cavity
Inflammatory (noninfectious) lesions
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's)

Topic Completed: 1 March 2013

Revised: 31 January 2019

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PubMed Search: Granulomatosis with polyangiitis oral cavity

Charu Thakral, M.D.
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Cite this page: Thakral C Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's). PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavitywegeners.html. Accessed August 25th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • 5% of cases present with oral cavity lesion
Case reports
Clinical images

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Strawberry gingivitis

Posttreatment at 1 and 3 weeks

Other gingival overgrowths:
dilantin induced hyperplasia
and pyogenic granuloma

Gross description
  • Red-purple hyperplastic gingiva
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Epithelioid histiocytes, giant cells, eosinophils, pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia and rarely vasculitis
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Giant cells


Pseudo-epitheliomatous hyperplasia

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