Multiple cerebral arterial occlusions in a young patient with Sjögren's syndrome: case report.

  title={Multiple cerebral arterial occlusions in a young patient with Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome: case report.},
  author={Shinji Nagahiro and Akio Mantani and Kazumichi Yamada and Yukitaka Ushio},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={592-5; discussion 595}
We describe a case of a young patient with multiple occlusions of major cerebral arteries and Sjögren's syndrome. This 17-year-old female patient experienced repeated transient ischemic attacks of right hemiparesis, speech disturbance, and unconsciousness. Angiography revealed progressive occlusion of the bilateral carotid and vertebral arteries. Examinations, including a serological test, a rose bengal test, Ga scintigraphy, and a biopsy of the parotid gland, indicated Sjögren's syndrome. The… CONTINUE READING


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