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A case of Wegener's granulomatosis presenting with jaw claudication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6512795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The major manifestations of Wegener's granulomatosis have been well described. Jaw claudication has not been recognized as one of the symptoms associated with this disease. We report the first case of Wegener's granulomatosis presenting with jaw claudication. Documentation of different histological types of vasculitis producing similar symptoms broadens our concepts of systemic vasculitis and emphasizes the need for tissue biopsy for diagnosis.
Authors:
J P Vermeulen; M L Mahowald
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of rheumatology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0315-162X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1984 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-02-11     Completed Date:  1985-02-11     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501984     Medline TA:  J Rheumatol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  707-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Giant Cell Arteritis / diagnosis
Humans
Intermittent Claudication / etiology*
Male
Mandibular Diseases / etiology*
Middle Aged
Wegener Granulomatosis / diagnosis*

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