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Vasculitis, Central Nervous System MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vasculitis, Central Nervous System
Tree Number(s)
C10.114.875
C10.228.140.300.850
C14.907.253.946
C14.907.940.907
C20.111.258.962
Unique ID
D020293
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020293
Scope Note
Inflammation of blood vessels within the central nervous system. 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. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp856-61)
Entry Version
VASCULITIS CNS
Entry Term(s)
Angiitis, Central Nervous System
CNS Vasculitis
Central Nervous System Angiitis
Central Nervous System Vasculitis
Cerebral Angiitis
Cerebral Vasculitis
Granulomatous Angiitis
Granulomatous Arteritis
Postzoster Arteritis
Primary CNS Vasculitis
Primary Central Nervous System Vasculitis
Secondary CNS Vasculitis
Vasculitis, CNS, Secondary
NLM Classification #
WL 355
Previous Indexing
Brain Diseases (1966-1999)
Cerebral Arterial Diseases (1965-1999)
Cerebrovascular Disorders (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Vasculitis, Central Nervous System Preferred
Secondary CNS Vasculitis Narrower
Postzoster Arteritis Narrower
Primary CNS Vasculitis Narrower
Cerebral Angiitis Narrower
Granulomatous Angiitis Narrower
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