Primary angiitis of the central nervous system associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy: report of two cases and review of the literature.

@article{Fountain1996PrimaryAO,
  title={Primary angiitis of the central nervous system associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy: report of two cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Nathan B. Fountain and David A. Eberhard},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={190-7}
}
Early diagnosis is essential for the effective management of primary angiitis of the CNS (PACNS), but the presence of cerebrovascular amyloid angiopathy (CAA) may complicate the pathologic diagnosis since nonvasculitic inflammatory reactions can accompany CAA. We report two patients with PACNS associated with CAA in whom the progression of symptoms ceased during combined corticosteroid/cyclophosphamide therapy. One patient had prominent eosinophilic vasculitis and eosinophilic CSF pleocytosis… CONTINUE READING
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