Incidence of Wegener's granulomatosis in children.

  title={Incidence of Wegener's granulomatosis in children.},
  author={Silviu Grisaru and Gilbert W H Yuen and Paivi Maria Miettunen and Lorraine A. Hamiwka},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  volume={37 2},
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and longitudinal trends of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) in the pediatric population of Southern Alberta over the last 15 years. RESULTS Fifteen cases of childhood WG were confirmed. The average annual incidence was 2.75 cases/million/year, with a steep increase over the last 5 years to 6.39 cases/million/year. CONCLUSION In Southern Alberta the incidence of childhood WG during the past 15 years was comparable to the incidence reported in adults and it… CONTINUE READING

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