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August 1, 1995

Serial magnetic resonance imaging in isolated angiitis of the central nervous system

August 1995 issue
45 (8) 1462-1465

Abstract

Isolated angiitis of the central nervous system (IACNS) is a rare form of vasculitis restricted to the CNS.We report serial MRI findings in a biopsy-proven case of IACNS. MRI showed extensive white matter and subcortical disease. Before specific treatment, neuroimaging showed the development of new lesions corresponding with an overall progressive clinical course of the illness; the post-treatment MRI showed improvement.
NEUROLOGY 1995;45: 1462-1465

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Volume 45Number 8August 1995
Pages: 1462-1465
PubMed: 7644041

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Published online: August 1, 1995
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Tajammul Ehsan, MD, MRCP(UK)
Joseph E. Heiserman, MD
From the Departments of Neurology (Drs. Ehsan, Hasan, and Powers) and Radiology (Dr. Heiserman), Barrow Neurologic Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ.
Received September 13, 1994. Accepted in final form January 6, 1995.
Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Tajammul Ehsan, Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurologic Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013-4496.

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