Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Wegener's Granulomatosis Evaluation

An evaluation of Wegener's granulomatosis begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with Wegener's granulomatosis may include:


A tissue biopsy is required to confirm the diagnosis of Wegener's granulomatosis. Other tests are used to help determine the severity of Wegener's granulomatosis.

Tests that may be used to evaluate Wegener's granulomatosis include:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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