Can sinusitis cause granulomatosis with polyangiitis?

The cause of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly known as Wegener's granulomatosis, is currently unknown. Chronic sinusitis, or sinus infection, is one of the early symptoms of GPA, but it does not cause the disease. If you are experiencing chronic sinusitis with no relief, see your doctor.

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