Cerebral vasculitis

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Term Cerebral vasculitis
Description Inflammation of blood vessels within the central nervous system.
Definition Cerebral vasculitis

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.

References 1. NCBI, MeSH http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=search&db=mesh&term=Cerebralvasculitis
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