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Disease Polyarteritis Nodosa

Name Polyarteritis Nodosa
Synonyms Arteritides, Necrotizing | Arteritis, Necrotizing | Essential Polyarteritides | Essential Polyarteritis | Necrotizing Arteritides | Necrotizing Arteritis | Periarteritis Nodosa | Polyarteritides, Essential | Polyarteritis, Essential
Definition 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.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D010488
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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vasculitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Polyarteritis Nodosa Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vasculitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Systemic Vasculitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Polyarteritis Nodosa Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Vascular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Polyarteritis Nodosa Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Polyarteritis Nodosa Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Systemic necrotizing angiitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes