A 9-yr-old boy with polyarteritis nodosa presented a ruptured ileocolic arterial aneurysm that was resected and ligated at emergency operation. After angiographic examination showing multiple aneurysms of visceral arteries the inferior mesenteric and the common hepatic arteries were also ligated. One year postoperatively and on steroid medication the child is symptomfree with normal laboratory data.
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