ALBERT JACKSON, M.D.; IRVING KASS, M.D.
In their recent article, Churg and Strauss14 again called attention to the fact that they have found, in additional chronic cases of periarteritis nodosa, not only the typical vascular lesions but also extravascular granulomas.
The purpose of this study is to review five autopsied cases of periarteritis nodosa and one case of sarcoidosis proved by biopsy. We would also like to consider the etiologic, clinical and histologic similarities between these two conditions, hitherto considered as distinctly separate entities.
Case 1. This 21 year old white male was perfectly well until two days prior to admission, when he developed
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JACKSON A, KASS I. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERIARTERITIS NODOSA AND SARCOIDOSIS(THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERIARTERITIS NODOSA AND SARCOIDOSIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:288–311. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-2-288
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(2):288-311.
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