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Disease Vasculitis, Central Nervous System

Name Vasculitis, Central Nervous System
Synonyms Angiitis, Central Nervous System | Angiitis, Cerebral | Angiitis, Granulomatous | Arteritis, Granulomatous | Arteritis, Postzoster | Central Nervous System Angiitis | Central Nervous System Vasculitis | Cerebral Angiitis | Cerebral Vasculitis | CNS Vasculitis | CNS Vasculitis, Primary | CNS Vasculitis, Secondary | Granulomatous Angiitis | Granulomatous Arteritis | Postzoster Arteritis | Primary Central Nervous System Vasculitis | Primary CNS Vasculitis | Secondary CNS Vasculitis | Vasculitis, Cerebral | Vasculitis, CNS | Vasculitis, CNS, Secondary | Vasculitis, Primary CNS | Vasculitis, Secondary CNS
Definition 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)
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Immune system disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020293
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