Nasal septum perforation secondary to granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Long standing sinus symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Axial CT demonstrates the nasal septum to be almost entirely absent. The mucosa is thickened and nodular. 

Case Discussion

This patient has established granulomatosis with polyangiitis (previously known as Wegener granulomatosis) and nasal septum perforation.

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Case information

rID: 6021
Case created: 8th Apr 2009
Last edited: 30th Jan 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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