TITLE

polyarteritis nodosa

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1723
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "polyarteritis nodosa" is presented. It refers to a form of vasculitis which affects medium and small arteries, especially at the point of bifurcation and branching. Blood flow to the areas normally supplied by these arteries are obstructed due to segmental inflammation and fibrinoid necrosis.
ACCESSION #
21241476

 

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