Unusual Clinic Presentation of Polyarteritis Nodosa: Involvement of Axillary and Brachial Artery

Kocyigit I., Koyuncu S., Mavili E., ÜNAL A., Tokmak T. T., Cilan H., ...More

RENAL FAILURE, vol.33, no.10, pp.1043-1045, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/0886022x.2011.618427
  • Journal Name: RENAL FAILURE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1043-1045
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a necrotizing inflammatory vasculitis of small-and medium-sized muscular arteries. Multiple organs, especially the kidney, skin, peripheric nerves, striated muscles, and intestine, are affected. In this case report, a patient with renal and hepatic involvement and axillary and brachial artery aneurysm resulting in shoulder hematoma and pain due to underlying PAN is presented.