PMID: 34873Jan 1, 1978

Allergic granulomatous angiitis

Scandinavian Journal of Respiratory Diseases
F VeevaeteH Roels


A 15-year-old boy died after a 3 years' illness; asthmatic bronchitis, recurrent heart failure and eosinophilia were the essential manifestations. The autopsy elicited a diagnosis of allergic granulomatous angiitis, because of angiitis with fibrinoid necrosis and granulomatous lesions in vascular and extravascular regions. The most important differential diagnostic aspects of this disease are discussed, especially the resemblances to Wegener's granulomatosis, hypersensitivity angiitis and polyarteritis nodosa.

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