The Many Faces of Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis: A Review of the Head and Neck Imaging Manifestations.

@article{Pakalniskis2015TheMF,
  title={The Many Faces of Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis: A Review of the Head and Neck Imaging Manifestations.},
  author={Marius G. Pakalniskis and Aaron D Berg and B A Policeni and Lindell R. Gentry and Yutaka Sato and Toshio Moritani and Wendy R. K. Smoker},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2015},
  volume={205 6},
  pages={
          W619-29
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Wegener granulomatosis has recently been renamed as granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA). In this review, we examine the clinical criteria and pathologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms of GPA, with an emphasis on findings encountered in the realm of head and neck imaging. Particular attention is paid to generating an appropriate differential diagnosis, because many of the imaging features of GPA overlap with those of other diseases, most notably lymphoma and sarcoidosis. Recent… CONTINUE READING
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