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Descriptor English: Polyarteritis Nodosa
Descriptor Spanish: Poliarteritis Nudosa
Descriptor poliarteritis nudosa
Entry term(s) arteritis necrotizante
periarteritis nudosa
poliarteritis esencial
Scope note: Forma de inflamación necrotizante no granulomatosa que afecta preferentemente a las ARTERIAS de mediano tamaño, a menudo con microaneurismas. Esta enfermedad se caracteriza por dolores musculares, articulares y abdominales debidos a infartos arteriales y cicatrices en los órganos afectados. La poliarteritis nodosa con afectación pulmonar se denomina SÍNDROME DE CHURG-STRAUSS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Poliarterite Nodosa
Descriptor French: Polyartérite noueuse
Entry term(s): Arteritides, Necrotizing
Arteritis, Necrotizing
Essential Polyarteritides
Essential Polyarteritis
Necrotizing Arteritides
Necrotizing Arteritis
Periarteritis Nodosa
Polyarteritides, Essential
Polyarteritis, Essential
Tree number(s): C14.907.940.090.720
C14.907.940.897.500
C17.800.862.625
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
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
Related: Vasculitis, Central Nervous System MeSH
DeCS ID: 10679
Unique ID: D010488
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Polyarteritis Nodosa - Preferred
Concept UI M0016293
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.
Preferred term Polyarteritis Nodosa
Entry term(s) Periarteritis Nodosa
Necrotizing Arteritis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0016295
Preferred term Necrotizing Arteritis
Entry term(s) Arteritides, Necrotizing
Arteritis, Necrotizing
Necrotizing Arteritides
Essential Polyarteritis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0016294
Preferred term Essential Polyarteritis
Entry term(s) Essential Polyarteritides
Polyarteritides, Essential
Polyarteritis, Essential



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