Isolated Central Nervous System Vasculitis as a Manifestation of Neurosarcoidosis.

@article{Macdo2016IsolatedCN,
  title={Isolated Central Nervous System Vasculitis as a Manifestation of Neurosarcoidosis.},
  author={Philippe Joaquim Oliveira Menezes Mac{\^e}do and Victor Calil da Silveira and Lu{\'i}za Tavares Ramos and Felipe Resende N{\'o}brega and Luiz Felipe Vasconcellos},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={e89-92}
}
A 62-year-old male presented to our clinic with recurrent fever, skin lesions (petechiae), scleral wounds, and hilar adenomegaly. A diagnosis of sarcoidosis was established, which resolved with corticosteroid treatment. After a few months, the patient developed confusion and behavioral changes, with few objective neurological deficits. Brain magnetic resonance imaging showed slight focal meningeal enhancement (prepontine region). The level of angiotensin-converting enzymes was normal in the… CONTINUE READING