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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-37

Rare Case of Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis Presenting With Simultaneous Bilateral Acute Central Retinal Artery Occlusion and Profound Mixed Hearing Loss

Department of Pulmonology, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Vaishali, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Ankit Bhatia
Department of Pulmonology, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Vaishali, Ghaziabad 201012
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DOI: 10.4103/jacp.jacp_11_18

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Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) is an uncommon disease entity characterized by necrotizing granulomatous inflammation and pauci-immune vasculitis of predominantly medium and small vessels. It mainly effects the upper respiratory tract and the renal system. It rarely engulfs other systems like the eye and hearing apparatus. We hereby report an interesting case involving simultaneous involvement of bilateral central retinal artery and hearing loss as presenting illness in a case of GPA.

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