MORRIS M. BANOWITCH, M.D., F.A.C.P.; SILIK H. POLAYES, M.D.; RICHARD CHARET, M.D.
Since the first pathological description by von Rokitansky,1 and the clinical and pathological correlation by Kussmaul and Maier,2 more than 300 cases of periarteritis nodosa (panarteritis nodosa) have been described in the literature. The diagnosis during life has been rarely made, the great majority being discovered at the postmortem table. However, in more recent years the frequency of antemortem diagnoses has increased. We believe that, with proper appreciation of the pathology of the clinical picture, more cases of this affection can be recognized during the lifetime of the individual. We are reporting five cases that occurred in our service at
BANOWITCH MM, POLAYES SH, CHARET R. PERIARTERITIS NODOSA; REPORT OF FIVE CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;16:1149–1179. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-16-6-1149
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1942;16(6):1149-1179.
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