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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 1998-4022
Vol. 58, No. 3, 2010, pp. 457-459
Bioline Code: ni10116
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Neurology India, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2010, pp. 457-459

 en Cerebral miliary micro aneurysms in polyarteritis nodosa : Report of two cases
Sharma, Sandeep; Kumar, Subhash; Mishra, N K. & Gaikwad, S B.

Abstract

Cerebral involvement is rare in polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) and is mostly characterized by ischemic events and intracranial hemorrhages secondary to cerebral aneurysms is extremely rare. We report two patients of PAN with multiple intracranial aneurysms. One patient presented with intracerebral hemorrhage and in the other patient multiple intracranial aneurysms were incidental findings and were asymptomatic. Both our cases suggest that multiple intracranial aneurysms are not very uncommon in PAN and cerebral angiography should be considered while doing abdominal angiogram in these patients.

Keywords
Cerebral micro aneurysms, poly arteritis nodosa, SAH

 
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