|Year : 2022 | Volume
| Issue : 5 | Page : 246
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis presenting with strawberry gingivitis
Atul Kakar1, Sumanyu Kakar2, Shikhar Tripathi1
1 Department of Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Manav Rachna Dental College, New Delhi, India
|Date of Submission||29-Sep-2022|
|Date of Decision||01-Oct-2022|
|Date of Acceptance||03-Oct-2022|
|Date of Web Publication||31-Oct-2022|
Department of Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Kakar A, Kakar S, Tripathi S. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis presenting with strawberry gingivitis. Curr Med Res Pract 2022;12:246
A 17-year-old girl presented with complaints of painful, swollen and bleeding gums. On examination, she had diffuse reddish nodular gingival swelling with dusky margins that bled [[Figure 1]: Panel 1]. Her inflammatory markers were high, including markedly elevated anti-PR3 (147.2 AU/ml). The gingival biopsy revealed marked epithelial hyperplasia with ulceration, and the contrast-enhanced computed tomography of the chest showed bilateral nodular cavitary lesions, thus confirming our diagnosis for granulomatosis with polyangiitis. The patient received rituximab and methylprednisolone, and the symptoms had started resolving on the follow-up post a fortnight.
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