Subacute brainstem angioencephalopathy: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Rauschka2003SubacuteBA,
  title={Subacute brainstem angioencephalopathy: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Helmut Rauschka and Johann Retzl and Ulf Baumhackl and Hans Christian Bankl and Erich Salomonowitz and Manfred Schmidbauer},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={208 1-2},
  pages={101-4}
}
A previously healthy 69-year-old man developed a progressive neurological illness with bulbar signs and ataxic paraparesis. Repeated MRI examinations revealed a large space occupying lesion in the lower brain stem with patchy contrast enhancement. MRI angiography was unremarkable and CSF had normal cell count but raised protein content. A brainstem tumor… CONTINUE READING