Medical Definition of Arteritis nodosa

1. Necrotizing vasculitis of medium-sized arteries, usually in male adults, associated with hepatitis B antigen, kidney: most frquently involved organ (85%), multiple small intrarenal aneurysms, aneurysms may disappear (thrombosis) or appear in new locations, arterial narrowing and thrombosis (chronic/healing stage), multiple small cortical infarcts, associated with hypertension and renal failure, chest involvement (70%), cardiomegaly/pericardial effusion (14%), wedge shaped/round peripheral infiltrates simulating PE (14%), interstitial lower lung field pneumonitis, also may involve liver (66%), mesenteric vessels (50%), skeletal muscle (39%), skin (20%) (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteritis Nodosa

arteriotomies
arteriotomy
arteriotony
arteriovenous
arteriovenous anastomosis
arteriovenous carbon dioxide difference
arteriovenous fistula
arteriovenous oxygen difference
arteriovenous shunt
arteriovenous strabismus syndrome
arterioventricular
arteritides
arteritis
arteritis nodosa (current term)
arteritis obliterans
arteritis virus
arteritises
arterivirus
arterivirus infections
arternoon
arternoons
arterolane
arterwards
artery
artery needle
artery of Drummond
artery of Heubner
artery of adamkiewicz

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