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Wegener's granulomatosis: a rare presentation
  1. R M Cooper1,
  2. J D E White2,
  3. A F Magrath3,
  4. S Scott4,
  5. J Finnerty4
  1. 1Department of General Internal Medicine, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  2. 2Department of General Internal Medicine, Countess of Chester NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
  3. 3Department of General Internal Medicine, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  4. 4Department of Respiratory Medicine, Countess of Chester NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Robert M CooperLiverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Thomas Drive, Liverpool, UK; robcooper{at}

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