Do children grow out of Wegener's granulomatosis?

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Unfortunately, children do not grow out of Wegener's granulomatosis. Instead, it must be treated with medication, just as the condition must be treated in adults. Because Wegener's granulomatosis 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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Wegeners Granulomatosis

This rare disorder inflames the blood vessels, restricting blood flow to the upper respiratory tract, lungs, kidneys and other organs. No one knows what causes Wegeners granulomatosis. Although this disorder can be fatal, commonly ...

through kidney failure, early diagnosis and treatment can lead to a full recovery. Symptoms include nosebleeds, sinus pain, ear infections, a constantly runny nose, achy joints, skin sores, fever, weakness and loss of appetite. Treatment includes corticosteroids and immunosuppressive drugs, plus supplements such as folic acid.
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