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Polyarteritis Nodosa

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.

Year introduced: 1995

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Tree Number(s): C14.907.940.090.720, C14.907.940.897.500, C17.800.862.625

MeSH Unique ID: D010488

Entry Terms:

  • Periarteritis Nodosa
  • Necrotizing Arteritis
  • Arteritides, Necrotizing
  • Arteritis, Necrotizing
  • Necrotizing Arteritides
  • Essential Polyarteritis
  • Essential Polyarteritides
  • Polyarteritides, Essential
  • Polyarteritis, Essential

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