Juxta-vertebral lesions in granulomatosis with polyangiitis.

  title={Juxta-vertebral lesions in granulomatosis with polyangiitis.},
  author={Giuseppe A Ramirez and Emanuel Della-Torre and Corrado Campochiaro and Enrica Paola Bozzolo and Alvise Berti and Luisa Praderio and Lorenzo Dagna and Maria Grazia Sabbadini},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={46 3},
OBJECTIVES To describe the clinical, pathological, serological, and radiological characteristics of juxta-vertebral masses occurring in patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA). METHODS We analyzed the clinical records of patients with juxta-vertebral lesions from our GPA study cohort and reviewed the English literature for other cases of GPA with juxta-vertebral localization. RESULTS Out of 74 patients in our GPA study cohort, six (8%) had juxta-vertebral lesions. We found 10… CONTINUE READING