Central hemiparesis as manifestation of systemic vasculitis


Authors: Ľ. Cibičková 1;  T. Soukup 1;  J. Tomš 1;  L. Klzo 2;  Abuhajar Mohamed Abdalla 2;  P. Bradna 1
Authors‘ workplace: II. interní klinika Lékařské fakulty UK a FN Hradec Králové, přednosta prof. MU Dr. Jaroslav Malý, CSc. 1;  Radiologická klinika Lékařské fakulty UK a FN Hradec Králové, přednosta prof. MU Dr. Pavel Eliáš, CSc. 2
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2010; 56(11): 1194-1197
Category: Case Reports

Overview

We present a case report of patient with systemic vasculitis with affection of heart, skin, gastrointestinal tract and rare involvement of central nervous system. Diagnosis of systemic vasculitis was based on clinical manifestations, blood hypereosinophilia and brain magnetic resonance imaging. Immunosuppressive therapy led to regression of symptoms including initially present neurologic manifestation.

Key words:
systemic vasculitis –  central nervous system affection


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