polyarteritis


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Noun1.polyarteritis - inflammation of several arteries
arteritis - inflammation of an artery
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(11), among 15 patients with solid tumors, cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis was the most common, followed by giant cell arteritis, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, and polyarteritis nodosa.
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN), first described by Kussmaul and Maier [1] in 1866, is a systemic vasculitis affecting the small- and medium-sized arteries.
Sarcoidosis, systemic lupus erythematosus1 and polyarteritis nodosa are other ailments related with BFNP, but with absent respiratory, visual, joint and skin symptoms, a low ESR and a negative auto-immune response screening, they were considered less likely.
Eight years ago, Onderdonk's son was diagnosed with polyarteritis nodosa, a severe autoimmune disease that affected him for a long time.
Less frequent causes of exclusion included arterial aneurysms (n = 2), fibromuscular dysplasia (n = 1), atherosclerotic plaque at renal arterial ostium (n = 1), multiple renal artery aneurysms suggesting polyarteritis nodosa (n = 1), arterio-venous malformation (n = 1), and duplicated inferior vena cava (n = 1).
The same can be said of polyarteritis nodosa and chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis, which are also discussed in this article.
blue nevus, dermatofibroma, melanoma, panniculitis, sarcoidosis, rheumatoid nodule, polyarteritis nodosa.
Other causes of CMI include fibromuscular dysplasia, vasculitis (Takayasu's arteritis, giant cell arteritis, polyarteritis nodosa, systemic lupus erythematosus, and thromboangiitis obliterans), malign tumors, and radiation.
In previous studies, several types of vasculitis, especially IgA vasculitis (previously called Henoch-Schonlein purpura) and polyarteritis nodosa, were found to occur more commonly in patients with FMF (1-2).
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a systemic necrotizing vasculitis involving medium and small-sized muscular arteries with multisystem manifestations.
Patients with advanced ED, previous ocular surgery, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, stroke, hypertension, sickle cell disease, sarcoidosis, syphilis, rheumatoid arthritis, polyarteritis nodosa, oral ulcers, anterior uveitis, retinal detachment, high myopia, previous steroids use or laser photocoagulation were excluded.