Chapter 19. Arterial Dissection, CNS Infection and Other Miscellaneous Diseases

  1. Dr Jong S. Kim MD, PhD2,
  2. Dr Louis R. Caplan MD3 and
  3. Dr K. S. Lawrence Wong MD4
  1. Dr Jiann-Shing Jeng MD, PhD1 and
  2. Jong S. Kim Dr, MD, PhD2

Published Online: 12 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300673.ch19

Intracranial Atherosclerosis

Intracranial Atherosclerosis

How to Cite

Jeng, J.-S. and Kim, J. S. (2008) Arterial Dissection, CNS Infection and Other Miscellaneous Diseases, in Intracranial Atherosclerosis (eds J. S. Kim, L. R. Caplan and K. S. L. Wong), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300673.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea

  2. 3

    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 4

    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178228

Online ISBN: 9781444300673

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Keywords:

  • arterial dissection - important non-atherosclerotic intracranial arterial diseases;
  • intracranial arterial dissection;
  • cervicocerebral artery dissections;
  • dissection in anterior circulation;
  • SAH frequency in intracranial VA dissections;
  • arterial dissection, CNS infection and miscellaneous diseases;
  • Cervical Artery Dissection in Ischemic Stroke Patients (CADISO) Study Group;
  • central nervous system and infectious diseases;
  • cerebral arteriopathy from therapeutic neck irradiation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Intracranial arterial dissection

  • Treatment and outcome

  • Infectious diseases of central nervous system

  • Radiation injury

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Thromboangiitis obliterans

  • CADASIL

  • References