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Do children grow out of granulomatosis with polyangiitis?

Unfortunately, children do not grow out of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly known as Wegener's granulomatosis. Instead, it must be treated with medication, just as the condition must be treated in adults. Because GPA merely goes into remission and may recur, it is important to learn about warning signs and symptoms of a possible relapse.

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