Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a systemic vasculitis of medium-sized vessels that most commonly affects the skin, peripheral nerves, muscles, joints, gastrointestinal tract, and kidneys, but usually spares the lungs.
most commonly hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
constitutional symptoms (e.g., fever, weight loss, muscle and joint pain);
(e.g., acute kidney injury, myocardial infarction, rash
biopsy or visceral angiography
immunosuppressive agents (e.g., glucocorticoids)
but usually spares the lungs
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