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성문하 협착을 동반한 베게너 육아종증 1예

Other Titles
 Subglottic Stenosis in Wegener`s granulomatosis -A Case Report- 
Authors
 구영석  ;  신현준  ;  정재호  ;  경희두  ;  손주혁  ;  최성희  ;  박용범  ;  신동환  ;  이수곤 
Citation
 Journal of the Korean Rheumatism Association (대한류마티스학회지), Vol.8(2) : 128-133, 2001 
Journal Title
 Journal of the Korean Rheumatism Association  (대한류마티스학회지) 
ISSN
 1226-8070 
Issue Date
2001
Abstract
Wegener`s granulomatosis (WG) is a multisystemic inflammatory disease characterized by necrotizing granulomatous inflammation and vasculitis of unknown etiology which classically affects the upper airway, lung, and kidney. Subglottic stenosis (SGS) is rare and occurs independently of other features of active WG. SGS can be a life-threatening manifestation of disease, and prompt diagnosis is essential. Since the presenting symptoms of SGS can be nonspecific, SGS should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any patient with WG who has increasing dyspnea, voice change, or cough. Although both surgical and medical treatments have been utilized, the optimal therapeutic approach to SGS in patients with WG has not been determined. So far, a case of WG with SGS has not been reported in Korea. Recently, we experienced a case of 59-year-old woman with SGS in WG. She responded to prednisolone and methotrexate therapy and did not require surgical intervention. So we report this case with a review of literatures.
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/142611
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1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Internal Medicine (내과학교실)
Yonsei Authors
박용범(Park, Yong Beom) ; 손주혁(Sohn, Joo Hyuk) ; 이수곤(Lee, Soo Kon)
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