SESSION TITLE: Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease
SESSION TYPE: Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 09:45 AM - 11:15 AM
INTRODUCTION: Wegener granulomatosis (WG) is a rare systemic and necrotizing small-sized vessel vasculitis, associated with antineutrophil cytoplasm antibodies (ANCA) and cyclophosphamide and methylprednisolone may be the effective therapy, which may lead to the complications of tuberculosis or fungal infection, etc. In the case, a man was diagnosis with WG, complicated with TB infection after receiving cyclophosphamide and methylprednisolone for almost one year.