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is a necrotising vasculitis which involves medium vessles.
Postirradiation morphea and subcutaneous polyarteritis nodosa
: case report and literature review.
The third group of patients with SCAD is the most controversial one, with very heterogeneous predisposing factors (e.g.: smoking, hypertension, Marfan syndrome, polyarteritis nodosa
, lupus erythematosus, cocaine, cyclosporin, oral contraceptives, etc.) [12, 13].
CNS involvement is much less common as compared to peripheral nerve involvement in polyarteritis nodosa
, but 10-20% of patients may develop CNS manifestations in the form of headache, seizures, stroke and cerebral hemorrhage12.
Classic Polyarteritis nodosa
(PAN) is a multisystem disorder characterized by necrotizing inflammation of small or medium arteries that usually spares the smallest blood vessels (e.g., arterioles or capillaries) and is not associated with glomerulonephritis.
Besides hypertension and immunosuppression, the risk factors most commonly as sociated with PRES include preeclampsia/ eclampsia; sepsis, particularly due to grampositive organisms; Wegener's granulomatosis, scleroderma, and polyarteritis nodosa
; cancer chemotherapy; bone marrow or stem cell transplantation; and renal disease.
EULAR/ PRINTO/ PRES criteria for Henoch-Schonlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa
, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008.
Aneurysm of the guteal artery secondary to polyarteritis nodosa