Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Wegener's Granulomatosis Outlook

What to expect with Wegener's granulomatosis:

  • With treatment, about 90 percent of those with Wegener's granulomatosis improve.
  • With treatment, about 75 to 90 percent of those with Wegener's granulomatosis live longer than 5 years.

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Last Updated: Aug 29, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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