Chapter 18. Polyarteritis Nodosa, Churg–Strauss Syndrome, Overlap and Related Syndromes

  1. Robert P. Lisak MD, FAAN, FRCP Parker Webber Chair Professor Chair Neurologist-in-Chief Chief2,3,
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head4,
  3. William M. Carroll MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP(E) Head5 and
  4. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director6,7
  1. Stanley van den Noort MD Professor Emeritus and
  2. Gaby T. Thai MD Associate Clinical Professor

Published Online: 18 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch18

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

How to Cite

van den Noort, S. and Thai, G. T. (2009) Polyarteritis Nodosa, Churg–Strauss Syndrome, Overlap and Related Syndromes, in International Neurology: A Clinical Approach (eds R. P. Lisak, D. D. Truong, W. M. Carroll and R. Bhidayasiri), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

  2. 3

    Detroit Medical Center, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

  3. 4

    The Parkinson and Movement Disorder Institute, Memorial Neuroscience Institute, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley, CA, USA

  4. 5

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Australia

  5. 6

    Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  6. 7

    University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157384

Online ISBN: 9781444317008



  • polyarteritis nodosa and Churg-Strauss syndrome;
  • polyarteritis nodosa - PAN - arteries necrotizing inflammation;
  • Churg-Strauss syndrome - allergic angiitis and granulomatosis;
  • hypersensitivity angiitis;
  • polyangitis overlap syndrome;
  • vasculitis secondary to infection;
  • Kawasaki's disease - oral contraceptive usage


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polyarteritis nodosa

  • Churg–Strauss syndrome

  • Hypersensitivity angiitis

  • Takayasu's arteritis

  • Polyangitis overlap syndrome

  • Vasculitis secondary to infection

  • Other vasculitides

  • Further reading