polyarteritis


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Noun1.polyarteritis - inflammation of several arteries
arteritis - inflammation of an artery
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Patients with risk factors of RAA rupture, such as pregnancy, polyarteritis nodosa, or large aneurysm size, should be considered for elective repair (3, 4).
Among the systemic VN patients, two had polyarteritis nodosa (PAN), two had rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and one had Churg-Straus Syndrome (CSS).
Other etiologies include trauma, coronary atherosclerosis, SLE, polyarteritis nodosa, Takayasu's arteritis, scleroderma, rheumatic fever, bacterial endocarditis, and complications from percutaneous intervention.
Treatment of good-prognosis polyarteritis nodosa and ChurgStrauss syndrome: Comparison of steroids and oral or pulse cyclophosphamide in 25 patients.
Extra-hepatic manifestations of hepatitis B include polyarteritis nodosa, Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, transient serum sickness-like syndrome, and membranous glomerulonephritis.
However, several studies have suggested that HBV infection may result in some autoimmune diseases such as glomerulonephritis and polyarteritis nodosa.
Rheumatoid arthritis, sarcoidosis, Wegener's granulomatosis and polyarteritis nodosa are some of the possible causes.
Besides pregnancy, other non-CAD related associations with SCAD include connective tissue disorders such as Marfan and Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, vasculitides such as polyarteritis nodosa, and inflammatory disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease.
3) A number of studies have concerned inner ear involvement in autoimmune diseases such as Wegener granulomatosis, polyarteritis nodosa, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, and Sjogren syndrome, among others.
Cutaneous granulomatous vasculitis after herpes zoster infection showing polyarteritis nodosa-like features.
The most frequently associated etiologies include benign and malignant renal tumors, such as renal angiomyolipoma and renal cell carcinoma, vascular lesions such as polyarteritis nodosa and renal infection.
Other systemic diseases include relapsing polychondritis, inflammatory bowel disease, ankylosing spondylitis, SLE, and polyarteritis nodosa.