Infectious / inflammatory disorders
Wegener granulomatosis

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

Revised: 1 March 2018, last major update October 2012

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PubMed Search: Wegener granulomatosis spleen

Cite this page: Mansouri, J. Wegener granulomatosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/spleenwegenersgranulomatosis.html. Accessed March 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Necrotizing granulomatous inflammation, vasculitis with fibrinoid necrosis, vascular thrombosis, diffuse hyalinization of blood vessels, infarction, microcalcifications, hemosiderin deposition