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Polyarteritis Nodosa
Sanjeeva P. Kalva, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN)
            • Synonyms

              • Kussmaul-Maier disease
            • Definitions

              • Systemic vasculitis causing necrotizing inflammation of small and medium-sized vessels, resulting in microaneurysms, occlusions, and strictures

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                    • Angiographic Findings

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                      • Treatment

                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                        • Consider

                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                            Selected References

                                            1. Higuchi T et al: The usefulness of 3D-CT angiography in polyarteritis nodosa. Intern Med. 51(11):1449-50, 2012
                                            2. Katabathina VS et al: Wunderlich syndrome: cross-sectional imaging review. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 35(4):425-33, 2011
                                            3. Mavrogeni S et al: Detection of coronary artery lesions and myocardial necrosis by magnetic resonance in systemic necrotizing vasculitides. Arthritis Rheum. 61(8):1121-9, 2009
                                            4. Ozaki K et al: Renal involvement of polyarteritis nodosa: CT and MR findings. Abdom Imaging. 34(2):265-70, 2009
                                            5. Tsai WL et al: Polyarteritis nodosa: MDCT as a "one-stop shop" modality for whole-body arterial evaluation. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 31 Suppl 2:S26-9, 2008
                                            6. Ozcakar ZB et al: Polyarteritis nodosa: successful diagnostic imaging utilizing pulsed and color Doppler ultrasonography and computed tomography angiography. Eur J Pediatr. 165(2):120-3, 2006
                                            7. Stanson AW et al: Polyarteritis nodosa: spectrum of angiographic findings. Radiographics. 21(1):151-9, 2001
                                            8. Ha HK et al: Radiologic features of vasculitis involving the gastrointestinal tract. Radiographics. 20(3):779-94, 2000
                                            9. Jee KN et al: Radiologic findings of abdominal polyarteritis nodosa. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 174(6):1675-9, 2000
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                                            KEY FACTS

                                            • Terminology

                                              • Imaging

                                                • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                  • Clinical Issues

                                                    • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                                      • Abbreviations

                                                        • Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN)
                                                      • Synonyms

                                                        • Kussmaul-Maier disease
                                                      • Definitions

                                                        • Systemic vasculitis causing necrotizing inflammation of small and medium-sized vessels, resulting in microaneurysms, occlusions, and strictures

                                                      IMAGING

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • MR Findings

                                                            • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                              • Angiographic Findings

                                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                                    • General Features

                                                                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                          • Presentation

                                                                            • Demographics

                                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                • Treatment

                                                                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                  • Consider

                                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                      Selected References

                                                                                      1. Higuchi T et al: The usefulness of 3D-CT angiography in polyarteritis nodosa. Intern Med. 51(11):1449-50, 2012
                                                                                      2. Katabathina VS et al: Wunderlich syndrome: cross-sectional imaging review. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 35(4):425-33, 2011
                                                                                      3. Mavrogeni S et al: Detection of coronary artery lesions and myocardial necrosis by magnetic resonance in systemic necrotizing vasculitides. Arthritis Rheum. 61(8):1121-9, 2009
                                                                                      4. Ozaki K et al: Renal involvement of polyarteritis nodosa: CT and MR findings. Abdom Imaging. 34(2):265-70, 2009
                                                                                      5. Tsai WL et al: Polyarteritis nodosa: MDCT as a "one-stop shop" modality for whole-body arterial evaluation. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 31 Suppl 2:S26-9, 2008
                                                                                      6. Ozcakar ZB et al: Polyarteritis nodosa: successful diagnostic imaging utilizing pulsed and color Doppler ultrasonography and computed tomography angiography. Eur J Pediatr. 165(2):120-3, 2006
                                                                                      7. Stanson AW et al: Polyarteritis nodosa: spectrum of angiographic findings. Radiographics. 21(1):151-9, 2001
                                                                                      8. Ha HK et al: Radiologic features of vasculitis involving the gastrointestinal tract. Radiographics. 20(3):779-94, 2000
                                                                                      9. Jee KN et al: Radiologic findings of abdominal polyarteritis nodosa. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 174(6):1675-9, 2000