PMID: 2871059May 1, 1986

CT demonstration of aneurysms in polyarteritis nodosa

Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography
G WilmsP Michielsen


The CT features in a case of polyarteritis nodosa are reported. Besides the classic cortical renal infarcts, it was possible to demonstrate on CT aneurysms of the renal and pancreatic arteries because of their rather large diameter. The combination of renal aneurysm and renal or splenic cortical infarcts should be considered highly suggestive for polyarteritis nodosa.

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Saccular Aneurysm
Structure of Cortex of Kidney
Polyarteritis Nodosa
Structure of Renal Artery
Structure of Splenic Artery
Tomography, X-Ray Computerized Axial

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