"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.
Spontaneous liver haemorrhage and haemobilia as initial presentation of undiagnosed polyarteritis nodosa. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2012 May; 94(4):e163-5.