Breast - nonmalignant
Inflammatory / infectious
Polyarteritis nodosa

Author: Hind Nassar, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 July 2017, last major update April 2010

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Definition / general
  • Very rare vasculitis in breast of medium and small vessels
Terminology
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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Site unknown - intimal hyperplasia

Lower extremity