A patient with Wegener's granulomatosis with initial clinical presentations of Henoch-Schönlein purpura.

@article{Miyata2001APW,
  title={A patient with Wegener's granulomatosis with initial clinical presentations of Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein purpura.},
  author={Masayuki Miyata and Kaori Kanno and Tomoe Nishimaki and Fumitaka Sakuma and Ko-ichi Iwatsuki and Reiji Kasukawa},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={1050-4}
}
The initial presentation of a patient with Wegener's granulomatosis was indistinguishable from that of Henoch-Schönlein purpura. The patient presented with skin purpura and pulmonary hemorrhage followed by purpura in the colon. The diagnosis of this patient at that time was Henoch-Schönlein purpura. With time, massive lesions in the sinus and those with cavities in the lung became apparent, and a specimen obtained from the sinus massive lesion was disclosed to be granulomatous inflammation… CONTINUE READING
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