Polyarteritis nodosa clinically masquerading as temporal arteritis with lymphadenopathy

J Rheumatol. 1994 May;21(5):949-52.


We describe a patient with biopsy proven polyarteritis nodosa who presented with headache, scalp tenderness and lymphadenopathy. This case illustrates the need to be wary of conditions mimicking temporal arteritis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Giant Cell Arteritis / complications*
  • Humans
  • Lymphatic Diseases / etiology*
  • Male
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa / complications*