Table 4

Clinical characteristics of patients with positive AM scintigraphy, in whom the treatment was modified from the time of evaluation

  • PAN: periarteritis nodosa. CS: Churg-Strauss syndrome. PM: polymyositis. Scl: systemic sclerosis. GI tract: gastrointestinal tract. CS (dose per day): prednisone. CYC (dose per month): cyclophosphamide. MTX (dose per week): methotrexate. CSP: cyclosporine. VB: vidarabine. PE: plasmatic exchanges. ACEI: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. CCB: calcium channel blocker.