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Simultaneous occurrence of polyarteritis nodosa and leukocytoclastic vasculitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6148417     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a patient with cutaneous vasculitis and mononeuritis multiplex. He was found to have both medium size arterial disease, characteristic of polyarteritis nodosa, and small vessel involvement, characteristic of leukocytoclastic vasculitis. This represents a rarely reported combination and serves to emphasize their usual nonoverlapping patterns. The apparent limitation upon the distribution of involved vessels may represent underreporting or signify that different pathophysiologic processes damage vessels of different sizes.
K D Pischel; N J Zvaifler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of rheumatology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0315-162X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  1984 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-21     Completed Date:  1984-11-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501984     Medline TA:  J Rheumatol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  542-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Antigen-Antibody Complex / immunology
Leukocytes / pathology*
Middle Aged
Muscles / blood supply
Polyarteritis Nodosa / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Prednisone / therapeutic use
Skin / blood supply
Vasculitis / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antigen-Antibody Complex; 53-03-2/Prednisone

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