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Descriptor English:   Vasculitis, Central Nervous System 
Descriptor Spanish:   Vasculitis del Sistema Nervioso Central 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Vasculite do Sistema Nervoso Central 
Synonyms English:   Angiitis, Central Nervous System
Angiitis, Cerebral
Angiitis, Granulomatous
Arteritis, Granulomatous
Arteritis, Postzoster
CNS Vasculitis
CNS Vasculitis, Primary
CNS Vasculitis, Secondary
Central Nervous System Angiitis
Central Nervous System Vasculitis
Cerebral Angiitis
Cerebral Vasculitis
Granulomatous Angiitis
Granulomatous Arteritis
Postzoster Arteritis
Primary CNS Vasculitis
Primary Central Nervous System Vasculitis
Secondary CNS Vasculitis
Vasculitis, CNS
Vasculitis, CNS, Secondary
Vasculitis, Cerebral
Vasculitis, Primary CNS
Vasculitis, Secondary CNS  
Tree Number:   C10.114.875
C10.228.140.300.850
C14.907.253.946
C14.907.940.907
C20.111.258.962
Definition English:   Inflammation of blood vessels within the central nervous system. Primary vasculitis is usually caused by autoimmune or idiopathic factors, while secondary vasculitis is caused by existing disease process. Clinical manifestations are highly variable but include HEADACHE; SEIZURES; behavioral alterations; INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES; TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK; and BRAIN INFARCTION. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp856-61) 
History Note English:   2000 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   34213 
Unique Identifier:   D020293 

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