Polyarteritis Nodosa

Aaron E. Miller and Teresa M. DeAngelis

in Neuroimmunology

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732920
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322862 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Polyarteritis Nodosa

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Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a systemic illness that most often involves the peripheral nervous system, skin, kidneys, and gastrointestinal tract. In this chapter, we review the diagnostic criteria for PAN, its most common neurological manifestations affecting the peripheral nervous system as well as central nervous system presentations, and discuss general treatment recommendations.

Chapter.  1228 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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