Polyarteritis Nodosa – Top USMLE Diseases

Polyarteritis Nodosa – Top USMLE Diseases

by Joseph Alpert, MD, Carlo Raj, MD

Polyarteritis nodosa is one of the connective tissue diseases affecting the blood vessels. Systemic necrosis of the medium and small sized arteries is the main pathological process leading to neurological, renal, dermatological and GI symptoms. Polyarteritis nodosa usually spares the lungs and is negative for ANCA.

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  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:19 h
  • Quiz questions 15
  • Articles 1

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Your Educators of course Polyarteritis Nodosa – Top USMLE Diseases

 Joseph Alpert, MD

Joseph Alpert, MD

Dr. Alpert is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Director of Coronary Care and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine, Tucson, United States.

Before joining the UA, he worked at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester as Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Vice Chairman of Medicine. From 1992 – 2006 he was also Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the UA College of Medicine.

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as professor of Pathophysiology at the Becker Professional Education, Chicago, USA, and as an international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he teaches at Becker Professional Education and is also CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.


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