"Polyarteritis Nodosa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A form of necrotizing non-granulomatous inflammation occurring primarily in medium-sized ARTERIES, often with microaneurysms. It is characterized by muscle, joint, and abdominal pain resulting from arterial infarction and scarring in affected organs. Polyarteritis nodosa with lung involvement is called CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME.
- Necrotizing Arteritis
- Arteritides, Necrotizing
- Arteritis, Necrotizing
- Necrotizing Arteritides
- Essential Polyarteritis
- Essential Polyarteritides
- Polyarteritides, Essential
- Polyarteritis, Essential
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Polyarteritis Nodosa" by people in Profiles.
Atypical ulcers. Dermatol Ther. 2013 May-Jun; 26(3):222-35.
A case of systemic polyarteritis nodosa with spermatic cord involvement. Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2008 Aug; 5(8):462-6.
Periarteritis with intra-abdominal bleeding. Ann Emerg Med. 1988 Dec; 17(12):1368.
Chronic renal disease. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1984 Dec; 27(4):891-901.
Polyarteritis nodosa: regression of arterial aneurysms following immunosuppressive and corticosteroid therapy. Pediatr Radiol. 1981 Feb; 10(3):139-41.
Clinical features, prognosis, and response to treatment in polyarteritis. Mayo Clin Proc. 1980 Mar; 55(3):146-55.
[Allergic angitis versus chronic disseminated intravascular coagulation (author's transl)]. Przegl Lek. 1976; 33(12):1001-3.
Clinicopathologic conference; generalized allergic vasculitis with granulomas of lung and glomerulitis (Wegener's granulomatosis). Bull Tufts N Engl Med Cent. 1957 Apr-Jun; 3(2):99-109.
Clinicopathologic conference: a variant of periarteritis nodosa. Bull New Engl Med Cent. 1953 Dec; 15(4):161-7.