How is systemic polyarteritis nodosa treated?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Nadia Jennifer Chiara Luca, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Patients with severe disease should receive a combination of cyclophosphamide and glucocorticoids. However, a selected group of patients with mild polyarteritis nodosa may be successfully treated with glucocorticoids alone.


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