periarteritis nodosa


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Related to periarteritis nodosa: panarteritis nodosa, Kussmaul disease

periarteritis

 [per″e-ahr″ter-i´tis]
inflammation of the outer coat of an artery and of the tissues surrounding it.
periarteritis gummo´sa accumulation of gummas on the blood vessels in syphilis.
periarteritis nodo´sa polyarteritis nodosa.
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pol·y·ar·ter·i·tis no·do·sa

segmental inflammation, with infiltration by eosinophils, and necrosis of medium-sized or small arteries, more common in males, with varied symptoms related to involvement of arteries in the kidneys, muscles, gastrointestinal tract, and heart.
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pol·y·ar·te·ri·tis no·do·sa

(pol'ē-ahr'tĕr-ī'tis nō-dō'să)
Segmental inflammation, with infiltration by eosinophils, and necrosis of medium or small arteries; most common in males, with varied symptoms related to involvement of arteries in the kidneys, muscles, gastrointestinal tract, and heart.
Synonym(s): periarteritis nodosa.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

periarteritis nodosa

See POLYARTERITIS NODOSA.
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Über eine bisher nicht beschriebene eigenthümliche Arterienerkrankung (Periarteritis nodosa), die mit Morbus Brightii und rapid fortschreitender, allgemeiner Muskellahmung einhergeht.
It was from this paper that the disease became known as Wegener's granulomatosis, a term used by a Swedish pathologist, Sven Johnson, who distinguished it from periarteritis nodosa [5].
Glenzformer der Periarteritis nodosa. Frankfurt Z Pathol 1932; 42: 455-80.
Interferon-alpha and ribavirin treatment in a patient with hepatitis C virus-associated cutaneous periarteritis nodosa. Ann Dermatol Venereol 2006;133:679-82.
Temporal arteritis has also been reported in association with Churg-Strauss syndrome and periarteritis nodosa.[5]

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