Polyarteritis nodosa

polyarteritis nodosa polyarteritis no·do·sa (nō-dō’sə)
Systemic inflammation and necrosis occurring in medium-sized or small arteries. Also called Kussmaul’s disease, periarteritis nodosa.


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