Which factors increase the risk of mortality from polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) in patients with hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B)?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Significant proteinuria (>1 g/day), renal insufficiency (serum creatinine >1.58 mg/dL), GI and central nervous system involvement, and cardiomyopathy are associated with increased mortality.


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