Neurology of the vasculitides and connective tissue diseases.

  title={Neurology of the vasculitides and connective tissue diseases.},
  author={Patricia M. Moore and Bruce Richardson},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={65 1},
Neurological and psychiatric abnormalities are frequent complications of systemic autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. The range and acuity of these abnormalities vary widely, as do the immunopathogenic mechanisms. Progress in the understanding of likely mechanisms and potential therapies in these groups of disorders has come from diverse areas of investigation. Studies during the past decade detail the intrinsic role of the vasculature in the physiology of inflammation. Numerous small soluble… CONTINUE READING