Polyarteritis Nodosa D010488

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Diseases [C] » Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases [C17] » Skin Diseases » Skin Diseases, Vascular » Polyarteritis Nodosa

Description

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.   MeSH

Phase 3 Indicated Drugs (1)


Organization Involved with Phase 4 Indications (2)

Organization Involved with Other Experimental Indications (1)

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