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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 153-154

Classic polyarteritis nodosa in childhood

Department of Dermatology, NRS Medical College, Kolkatta - 700 014, WB, India

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Alok Kumar Roy
Department of Dermatology, NRS Medical College, Kolkata - 700 014, WB
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.35096

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Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a medium-sized vessel vasculitis that usually occurs in 40-60 years of age. It is a rare multisystemic disease that is frequently associated with cutaneous manifestation. It rarely occurs in childhood. We herewith report a case of classic PAN in a 6-years-old boy with digital gangrene.

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