Polyarteritis: A systemic inflammation of arteries, especially involving the kidneys and gut.
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Definitions of Polyarteritis:
Inflammation of several arteries
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Polyarteritis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Polyarteritis, or a subtype of Polyarteritis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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