Chapter 35. Cerebral Vasculitis

  1. Nils Erik Gilhus MD, PhD Professor7,
  2. Michael P. Barnes MD, FRCP Professor of Neurological Rehabilitation Medical Director8 and
  3. Michael Brainin MD Professor9
  1. N. J. Scolding1,
  2. H. Wilson2,
  3. R. Hohlfeld3,
  4. C. Polman4,
  5. M. I. Leite5 and
  6. N. E. Gilhus6

Published Online: 6 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328394.ch35

European Handbook of Neurological Management, Second Edition, Volume 1, Second Edition

European Handbook of Neurological Management, Second Edition, Volume 1, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gilhus, N. E., Barnes, M. P. and Brainin, M. (2010) Cerebral Vasculitis, in European Handbook of Neurological Management, Second Edition, Volume 1, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328394.ch35

Author Information

  1. 7

    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Bergen and Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

  2. 8

    University of Newcastle, Hunters Moor Neurorehabilitation Ltd, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 9

    Department of Clinical Medicine and Prevention, and Center for Clinical Neurosciences, Donau-Universität Krems, Department of Neurology, Landesklinikum Donauregion Tulln Tulln, Austria

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Bristol, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

  3. 3

    Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany

  4. 4

    VU Medical Center, MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  5. 5

    John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, UK

  6. 6

    University of Bergen and Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185332

Online ISBN: 9781444328394

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Keywords:

  • cerebral vasculitis;
  • cerebral vasculitis, uncommon disorder - unusual problems for neurologist;
  • European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) Scientist Panel - on neuroimmunology;
  • cerebral vasculitis, clinical patterns of presentation - facilitating recognition;
  • combination of difficulties in recognition and in diagnosis - emphasizing importance of attempting to address clinical problem of cerebral vasculitis;
  • multiple sclerosis, a relapsing, remitting course - including brainstem episodes and optic neuropathy;
  • analysis of clinical features - means of improving recognition of cerebral vasculitis;
  • diagnostic approach - to suspected cerebral vasculitis;
  • cerebral vasculitis - a common treatment regime;
  • European study of cerebral vasculitis – needed, carrying sufficient power to confirm or improve management approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Results of survey

  • Conclusions and Discussion

  • References