Successful management of multiple small bowel perforations due to polyarteritis nodosa

Classic Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN)) is a medium-sized vessel vasculitis that usually occurs in middle-aged men. One of the dramatic manifestations of PAN that requires surgical intervention is multiple small bowel perforations. Many studies have reported a high rate of mortality in PAN due to acute...

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Main Authors: Seyed Hamzeh Mousavie, Rezvan Mirzaei, Bahar Mahjoubi, Rasoul Azizi
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2014-01-01
Series:Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
Online Access:;year=2014;volume=19;issue=3;spage=276;epage=278;aulast=Mousavie