Atypical back pain as a manifestation of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA)

Alexandre Jacquerie ¹, Elodie Georges¹, Charlotte Van Ende², Gabriela Migali², Benoit Ghaye³, Michel Lambert¹ Published in the journal : April 2017 Category : Internal Medicine

Summary :

We report the case of a 43-year-old woman presenting with atypical back pain caused by a tumor-like paraspinal mass. This turned out be a rare presentation of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) or Wegener's disease.

Key Words

Back pain, tumor-like mass, thoracic spine lesion, GPA