Granulomatosis sentence example

granulomatosis
  • The disorders in this category include Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) and Wegener's granulomatosis.

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  • Wegener's granulomatosis is also a rare disease, diagnosed in one to three individuals per 100,000, with only 3 percent of these cases found in people below 20 years of age.

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  • The cause of Wegener's granulomatosis was not known as of 2004.

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  • The disease is called a granulomatosis because it is characterized by the formation of granulomas, which are small lumps or nodules of inflammatory cells in the patient's tissues.

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  • An antibiotic (usually trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole) is sometimes given to children with Wegener's granulomatosis to control flares, or recurrences of the disease.

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  • Babies infected during the pregnancy usually have a blood infection (sepsis) and may have a serious, whole body infection called granulomatosis infantisepticum.

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