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granulomatous vasculitis

Thursday 12 August 2004

Microscopy

A vessel wall contains an infiltrate of lymphocytes, histiocytes and giant cells (granulomatous vasculitis).

Etiology

- Wegener granulomatosis
- Churg and Strauss arteritis
- necrotizing sarcoidosis
- Horton arteritis

Differential diagnosis

- lymphomas
- lymphomatoid granulomatosis
- bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (bronchocentric granulomatosis)
- fungal infections
- mycobacterial infections

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  • Pulmonary granulomatous vasculitis (Etiology unknown)
  • Pulmonary granulomatous vasculitis (Etiology unknown)