Polyarteritis nodosa, microscopic polyangiitis and Churg-Strauss syndrome.

  title={Polyarteritis nodosa, microscopic polyangiitis and Churg-Strauss syndrome.},
  author={François Lhote and Pascal Cohen and L{\"o}ic Guillevin},
  volume={7 4},
Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN), first described by Küssmaul and Maier, is a well-known form of necrotizing angiitis whose manifestations are weight loss, fever, asthenia, peripheral neuropathy, renal involvement, musculoskeletal and cutaneous manifestations, hypertension, gastrointestinal tract involvement, and cardiac failure. Recently individualized from PAN, microscopic polyangiitis (MPA) is a systemic vasculitis of small-size vessels whose clinical manifestations are very similar to those of… CONTINUE READING
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