Granulomatous angiitis of the brain. An inflammatory reaction of diverse etiology.

@article{Younger1988GranulomatousAO,
  title={Granulomatous angiitis of the brain. An inflammatory reaction of diverse etiology.},
  author={David E. Sahn Stephen D. Younger and Arthur P. Hays and John C. M. Brust and Lewis P. Rowland},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1988},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={
          514-8
        }
}
Granulomatous angiitis of the brain (GAB) is defined histologically by granulomatous inflammation of intracranial blood vessels. We have studied four patients with autopsy-proved GAB who had, respectively, Hodgkin's lymphoma, herpes zoster, neurosarcoidosis, and no associated illness. Headache, fever, or mental change was followed by hemiparesis or quadriparesis, coma, and death in all four patients. There were no diagnostic findings from cerebral computed tomograms, cerebrospinal fluid, or… CONTINUE READING
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