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Successful coil embolization of a ruptured hepatic aneurysm in a patient with polyarteritis nodosa accompanied by angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma

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Polyarteritis nodosa (PN) occasionally develops in association with malignant disorders. A 71-year-old man suddenly suffered from bleeding due to the rupture of a hepatic artery aneurysm. The ruptured lesion was embolized endovascularly by coiling, and the bleeding was stopped. A biopsy of the right inguinal lymph node demonstrated angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma (AITL). He received immunosuppressive treatment with transient response, although he relapsed 4 months later. To our knowledge, this is the first case of which PN was associated with AITL.

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Nakashima, M., Suzuki, K., Okada, M. et al. Successful coil embolization of a ruptured hepatic aneurysm in a patient with polyarteritis nodosa accompanied by angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma. Clin Rheumatol 26, 1362–1364 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-006-0383-2

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