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Treatments for Polyarteritis nodosa

Treatments for Polyarteritis nodosa:

Before the develoment of modern treatments, polyarteritis nodosa was generally rapidly fatal. However, today the disorder can often be effectively controlled, even cured, especially with early diagnosis and treatment. Treatment can reduce symptoms and minimize the develoment of serious complications, such as kidney failure, heart attack, and gastrointestinal hemorrhage.

Treatment generally involves the use of high doses of corticosteroids and other drugs which suppress the overactive immune system and inflammation of the arteries. Regular medical care is required to monitor the course of the disorder, the possible side effects of medications, and to watch for the development of possible complications.

Treatment List for Polyarteritis nodosa

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Polyarteritis nodosa includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Polyarteritis nodosa: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

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Hospital statistics for Polyarteritis nodosa:

These medical statistics relate to hospitals, hospitalization and Polyarteritis nodosa:

  • 0.007% (954) of hospital consultant episodes were for polyarteritis nodosa and related conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for polyarteritis nodosa and related conditions required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital consultant episodes for polyarteritis nodosa and related conditions were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital consultant episodes for polyarteritis nodosa and related conditions were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 48% of hospital consultant episodes for polyarteritis nodosa and related conditions required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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