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ea0034p141 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2014

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis presenting as a pituitary lesion

Christou Louise , Katreddy Mahesh , Dutta Shouma , Kamath Sanjeet , Shaw Simon , Jose Biju

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), previously known as WegenerÂ’s granulomatosis, is a rare heterogeneous vasculitic disease characterised by necrotising granulomatous inflammation typically affecting lungs and kidneys. GPA affecting pituitary is rare and usually results in posterior pituitary involvement causing diabetes insipidus. We describe a case of GPA, presenting with pituitary involvement causing headaches and anterior pituitary hormone deficiencies.<p cla...