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Mesh term Vasculitis, Central Nervous System

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Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Vasculitis

Description

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)


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AIDS Arteritis, Central Nervous System
Giant Cell Arteritis
Lupus Vasculitis, Central Nervous System


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