Benign isolated arteritis of the central nervous system

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 1986;88(4):267-73. doi: 10.1016/s0303-8467(86)80044-0.


We present a case of benign isolated arteritis of the CNS. The clinical and angiographic features of this rare disease are discussed and compared with similar cases published in the recent literature. The importance of the angiographic pattern in the diagnosis of this treatable disease is stressed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Arteritis / diagnostic imaging*
  • Arteritis / drug therapy
  • Carotid Arteries / diagnostic imaging
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebral Arterial Diseases / diagnostic imaging*
  • Cerebral Arterial Diseases / drug therapy
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed