Clinical features and outcomes in 348 patients with polyarteritis nodosa: a systematic retrospective study of patients diagnosed between 1963 and 2005 and entered into the French Vasculitis Study Group Database
Pagnoux, Christian × Seror, Raphaèle Henegar, Corneliu Mahr, Alfred Cohen, Pascal Le Guern, Véronique Bienvenu, Boris Mouthon, Luc Guillevin, Loïc French Vasculitis Study Group #
Arthritis and Rheumatism vol:62 issue:2 pages:616-26
Previous studies of polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) included patients with microscopic polyangiitis, because these entities were not distinguished prior to the Chapel Hill Consensus Conference (CHCC). This study was undertaken to describe the main characteristics of and long-term outcomes in patients with well-characterized PAN diagnoses.