Inflammatory arteriopathies and pure motor hemiplegia.

  title={Inflammatory arteriopathies and pure motor hemiplegia.},
  author={Oscar H. Del Brutto and Fernando Barinagarrementer{\'i}a},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={46 4},
To the Editor. —We have read with interest the article by Johns et al 1 on meningovascular neurosyphilis and pure motor hemiplegia. While we found the information of value since it increases our knowledge about the causes of this lacunar syndrome, we think that one of the authors' statements should be reconsidered: "... among the inflammatory arteriopathies, only syphilis and tuberculosis are associated with meningitis." Cysticercosis, the most common parasitic disease of the central nervous… 
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