Symptoms of polyarteritis nodosa include fever, abdominal pain, mononeuritis multiplex, weakness, weight loss, pleuritic chest pain, and painful skin ulcerations. There is an association between active HBV infection and polyarteritis nodosa. The lack of bloody bowel movements makes inflammatory bowel disease less likely. Mixed cryoglobulinemia is generally associated with HCV infection, not HBV infection. The lack of diarrhea essentially rules out celiac sprue.
- Polyarteritis nodosa.
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