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MRI of the Head in Wegener’s Granulomatosis

  • R. Asmus
  • H. Koltze
  • C. Muhle
  • R. P. Spielmann
  • G. Duncker
  • B. Noelle
  • A. Beigel
  • W. L. Gross
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 336)

Summary

MRI of the head was performed in 25 patients suffering from Wegener’s granulomatosis. 23 patients showed mucosal inflammation in the nasal cavity and in the paranasal sinuses, 10 patients had granulomas in the paranasal sinuses and in the orbits, 7 patients had cerebral lesions, 3 patients had submucosal hemorrhages in the paranasal sinuses and 3 patients showed bone erosions or destructions in the facial skeleton, which was visible only by CT.

Keywords

Nasal Cavity Paranasal Sinus Mucosal Inflammation Polyarteritis Nodosa Tympanic Cavity 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Asmus
    • 1
  • H. Koltze
    • 1
  • C. Muhle
    • 1
  • R. P. Spielmann
    • 1
  • G. Duncker
    • 2
  • B. Noelle
    • 2
  • A. Beigel
    • 3
  • W. L. Gross
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Klinik für Radiologische DiagnostikUniversität KielGermany
  2. 2.Klinik für OphthalmologieUniversität KielGermany
  3. 3.Hals-, Nasen-, und OhrenklinikUniversität KielGermany
  4. 4.Poliklinik für RheumatologieMedizinischen Universität LübeckGermany
  5. 5.Rheumaklinik Bad Bramstedt GmbHGermany

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