Therapeutics of Wegener's granulomatosis

  title={Therapeutics of Wegener's granulomatosis},
  author={Peter K Wung and James Stone},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology},
The treatment of Wegener's granulomatosis, one of the most common forms of systemic vasculitis, has changed substantially over the past two decades. The principal aims of therapy are to control the disease swiftly, to limit the extent and severity of permanent organ damage, and to minimize the short-term and long-term morbidities that often result from therapy. This review provides an overview of the treatment regimens that are currently available for inducing and maintaining remission in… CONTINUE READING


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