Clinical manifestations and treatment of idiopathic and Wegener granulomatosis - Associated subglottic stenosis

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Objective: To compare and contrast the manifestations and surgical management of subglottic stenosis in patients with airway obstruction attributed to granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), previously known as Wegener granulomatosis, and those with idiopathic subglottic stenosis (iSGS). Design: Retrospective medical chart review. Review of subglottic stenosis cases seen in the otolaryngology department of an academic medical center from 2005 through 2010. Data were obtained on disease presentation, operative management. and findings. Setting: Tertiary referral center. Participants: A total of 24 patients with iSGS and 15 patients with GPA-associated subglottic stenosis (GPA-SGS). Results: All individuals with iSGS were female, and 40% of patients with GPA-SGS were male (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76-81
Number of pages6
JournalJAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Volume139
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Surgery

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