necrotic inflammation

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ne·crot·ic in·flam·ma·tion

, necrotizing inflammation
usually an acute inflammatory reaction in which the predominant histologic change is fairly rapid necrosis that occurs diffusely or extensively in relatively large foci throughout the affected tissue, frequently with only little or no evidence of cells in the exudate.

ne·crot·ic in·flam·ma·tion

, necrotizing inflammation (nĕ-krot'ik in'flă-mā'shŭn, nek'rō-tīz-ing)
An acute inflammatory reaction in which the predominant histologic change is rapid necrosis that occurs diffusely or extensively throughout the affected tissue.
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Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a disorder characterized by necrotizing inflammation of the small- or medium-sized muscular arteries, commonly within the kidneys, gastrointestinal (GI) tract, skin, nerves, joints, and the muscles (1).
The conventional mesenteric angiography confirming total occlusion of the inferior mesenteric artery and necrotizing inflammation of the muscular arteries of the colonic wall on the pathological examination clarified the diagnosis of PAN.
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is an uncommon systemic vasculitis characterized by necrotizing inflammation of small- or medium-sized arteries.
Histologic examination of the nodes demonstrated granulomatous and partly necrotizing inflammation (Table).

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