What Is Wegener's Granulomatosis?

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It is not known what causes Wegener’s granulomatosis. No evidence has been found that suggests it is an inherited condition. There is also no evidence that it is contagious, and it is not a variety of cancer as far as we can tell. However, some studies have suggested an insight as to what the problem might be.

Evidence has suggested that Wegener’s granulomatosis might be down to an issue with the immune system. It is thought that the inflammation and damage to the blood vessels might be caused by the immune system attacking the cells. There is little understood about autoimmune conditions in general.

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