Retroperitoneal fibrosis and polyarteritis nodosa successfully treated by intensive immunosuppression

Hollingworth, P.; Denman, A. M.; Gumpel, J. M.
January 1980
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan1980, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p61
Academic Journal
The article presents a case of a 55-year old man with right median and bilateral lateral popliteal nerve lesions and epistaxes. The man was diagnosed of polyarteritis nodosa with features of Wegener's granulomatosis. He was then given prednisolone 60 mg. Chlorambucil 6mg was also added and continued for seven months.


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