Polyarteritis nodosa involving the hepatobiliary system in an eight-year-old girl with a previous diagnosis of familial Mediterranean fever.

Abstract

Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a vasculitis of small- and medium-sized muscular arteries with deposition of immune complex in the vessel wall. Although gastrointestinal involvement is common, the symptomatic involvement of the hepatobiliary system is rare. An eight-year old female patient with a previous diagnosis of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) was… (More)

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