DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for polyarteritis nodosa

Polyarteritis nodosa [DOID:9810]

Polyarteritis nodosa (also known as "Panarteritis nodosa," and "Periarteritis nodosa") is a vasculitis of medium & small-sized arteries, which become swollen and damaged from attack by rogue immune cells. Polyarteritis nodosa is also called Kussmaul disease or Kussmaul-Maier disease. Infantile polyarteritis nodosa is a type of PAN restricted to infants.

Synonyms:  polyarteritis nodosa,  DOID:9810