Vasculitis, Central Nervous System
"Vasculitis, Central Nervous System" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Inflammation of blood vessels within the central nervous system. Primary vasculitis is usually caused by autoimmune or idiopathic factors, while secondary vasculitis is caused by existing disease process. Clinical manifestations are highly variable but include HEADACHE; SEIZURES; behavioral alterations; INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES; TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK; and BRAIN INFARCTION. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp856-61)
|Vasculitis, Central Nervous System
- Vasculitis, Central Nervous System
- CNS Vasculitis
- Vasculitis, CNS
- Central Nervous System Angiitis
- Angiitis, Central Nervous System
- Central Nervous System Vasculitis
Secondary CNS Vasculitis
- Secondary CNS Vasculitis
- CNS Vasculitis, Secondary
- Vasculitis, Secondary CNS
- Vasculitis, CNS, Secondary
Primary CNS Vasculitis
- Primary CNS Vasculitis
- CNS Vasculitis, Primary
- Vasculitis, Primary CNS
- Primary Central Nervous System Vasculitis
- Cerebral Angiitis
- Angiitis, Cerebral
- Cerebral Vasculitis
- Vasculitis, Cerebral
- Granulomatous Angiitis
- Angiitis, Granulomatous
- Granulomatous Arteritis
- Arteritis, Granulomatous
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Vasculitis, Central Nervous System" by people in Profiles.
Primary central nervous system vasculitis: is biopsy appropriate? Ann Neurol. 2008 Aug; 64(2):228; author reply 229.
Cyclophosphamide treatment of primary angiitis of the central nervous system in children: report of 2 cases. J Rheumatol. 2006 Oct; 33(10):2078-80.
Intracranial vasculitis and multiple abscesses in a pregnant woman. J Neuroimaging. 2001 Jul; 11(3):340-2.