Infectious / inflammatory disorders
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's)

Author: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 24 September 2018, last major update October 2012

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Cite this page: Mansouri, J. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's). PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/spleenwegenersgranulomatosis.html. Accessed January 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Necrotizing granulomatous inflammation, vasculitis with fibrinoid necrosis, vascular thrombosis, diffuse hyalinization of blood vessels, infarction, microcalcifications, hemosiderin deposition