Multiple Ileal Perforations in a Patient with Wegener's Granulomatosis: A Case Report and Literature Review


Akbulut S.

JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY, cilt.16, ss.857-862, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 16
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s11605-011-1735-z
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF GASTROINTESTINAL SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.857-862

Özet

Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) is a chronic, multisystemic disease of unknown etiology characterized by necrotizing vasculitis and granulomatous inflammation. WG primarily involves the upper and lower respiratory tract and kidneys, but it may also affect multiple other organs or tissues, including the gastrointestinal system.