The spectrum of CNS vasculitis in children and adults

@article{Twilt2011TheSO,
  title={The spectrum of CNS vasculitis in children and adults},
  author={Marinka Twilt and Susanne M. Benseler},
  journal={Nature Reviews Rheumatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={8},
  pages={97-107}
}
Children and adults who present with severe, newly acquired neurological or psychiatric deficits should be evaluated for an underlying inflammatory brain disease—the inflammation could be reversible, if diagnosed and treated rapidly. In our experience, primary angiitis of the central nervous system (PACNS) is the most common inflammatory brain disease and is increasingly recognized across patients of all ages. Distinct disease subtypes have been reported with characteristic disease courses… CONTINUE READING