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Vasculitis, Central Nervous System

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)

Year introduced: 2000

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Tree Number(s): C10.114.875, C10.228.140.300.850, C14.907.253.946, C14.907.940.907, C20.111.258.962

MeSH Unique ID: D020293

Entry Terms:

  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Vasculitis, CNS
  • Central Nervous System Angiitis
  • Angiitis, Central Nervous System
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Secondary CNS Vasculitis
  • CNS Vasculitis, Secondary
  • Vasculitis, Secondary CNS
  • Vasculitis, CNS, Secondary
  • Postzoster Arteritis
  • Arteritis, Postzoster
  • 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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