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Polyarteritis Nodosa MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Polyarteritis Nodosa
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.940.090.720
C14.907.940.897.500
C17.800.862.625
Unique ID
D010488
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010488
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Essential Polyarteritis
Necrotizing Arteritis
Periarteritis Nodosa
NLM Classification #
WG 518
See Also
Vasculitis, Central Nervous System
Public MeSH Note
1995; was PERIARTERITIS NODOSA 1963-1994; for POLYARTERITIS NODOSA see PERIARTERITIS NODOSA 1968-1994
Online Note
use POLYARTERITIS NODOSA to search PERIARTERITIS NODOSA 1966-94;
History Note
1995; was PERIARTERITIS NODOSA 1963-1994; for POLYARTERITIS NODOSA use PERIARTERITIS NODOSA 1968-1994
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Polyarteritis Nodosa Preferred
Necrotizing Arteritis Related
Essential Polyarteritis Related
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