Breast - nonmalignant
Inflammatory / infectious
Polyarteritis nodosa

Topic Completed: 1 April 2010

Revised: 14 January 2019

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Definition / general
  • Very rare vasculitis in breast of medium and small vessels
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Vasculitis of medium and small arteries
  • Medium arteries have intimal fibroplasia, fragmentation of internal elastic lamina and inflammatory cellular infiltration
  • Small arteries have fibrinoid vasculitis
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Lower extremity

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