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Clinical Features of Polyarteritis Nodosa Associated with Viral Hepatitis B

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) associated with chronic viral hepatitis B.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, comorbid conditions

ICD-10:

B18, M30.0

Description:

Some patients with chronic viral hepatitis B develop polyarteritis nodosa. The immune condition often reverts if the viral infection can be successfully treated.

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