periarteritis nodosa

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Related to periarteritis nodosa: panarteritis nodosa, Kussmaul disease
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Noun1.periarteritis nodosa - a progressive disease of connective tissue that is characterized by nodules along arteries; nodules may block the artery and result in inadequate circulation to the particular area
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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It was more closely associated with the collagen diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma and periarteritis nodosa.
Ellos llamaron a esta enfermedad periarteritis nodosa, que mas tarde se denominaria poliarteritis nodosa (3).
A case of periarteritis nodosa with signs of polyneuritis, Raynaud's disease and peritonitis in a patient with progressive chronic arthritis [in Polish].
Findings of p-ANCA (MPO-ANCA) antibodies in serum of a patient is connected with necrotising small-vessels vasculitis (idiopathic necrotising glomerulonephritis with crescents as vasculitis limited on kidney, microscopic poliangiits, Churg-Strauss syndrome) but it could be found with necrotising vasculitis of small and medium blood vessels like periarteritis nodosa.

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