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15 Possible Causes for Cerebral Vasculitis or Vasculopathy, Personality Change, Subacute Clinical Course

  • Stroke

    ), noninflammatory vasculopathy, Moyamoya disease and fibromuscular dysplasia.[en.wikipedia.org] , mood, or emotional changes Trouble speaking or understanding others who are speaking The doctor will do a physical exam to: Check for problems with vision, movement, feeling[nlm.nih.gov] The way in which the person affected by stroke reacts to these changes will affect their personality, and may cause changes in control of emotions and behaviour.[brainfoundation.org.au]

  • Susac Syndrome

    Cerebral angiography suggested vasculitis in the younger patient.[n.neurology.org] A 43-yr-old man presented with headaches, forgetfulness, and personality changes. Based on imaging, there was concern for acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical course of SS is usually self-limited, fluctuating, and monophasic.[pubs.rsna.org]

  • Sarcoidosis

    Although sarcoid is well recognized to affect the central nervous system, it is unusual in the form of cerebral vasculitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Table 2 Clinical features of hypothalamo-pituitary sarcoid Morbid obesity Dysregulation of body temperature Insomnia Personality change SIADH Diabetes insipidus Hyperprolactinaemia[doi.org] The disease is extremely heterogeneous with an unpredictable clinical course.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    Sickle cell disease Eclampsia or postpartum vasculopathy Infection Vasculitis Neonatal intraventricular hemorrhage Trauma In younger patients, vascular malformations, specifically[en.wikipedia.org] Depending on the location and severity of the stroke, an individual may suffer partial paralysis or numbness, vision loss, personality changes, memory loss, or changes in[weillcornellbrainandspine.org] Note that during the patient’s recovery, subtle neurological deficits (such as subtle personality changes or inability to perform mathematical calculations) may exist long[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Vasculitis

    […] venous thrombosis Laboratory Pathology: Vasculopathy Perivascular inflammation Systemic or CNS Association with: HLA-B51 CSF Abnormal in 75%: Especially with parenchymal[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] Vasculitis may also affect the brain and nervous system, causing headaches, confusion, personality changes, seizures, and even coma.[journals.lww.com] Inflammation of the blood vessels in the brain can cause headaches, changes in personality, confusion, and seizures.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Lupus Encephalitis

    The terms cerebritis and vasculitis are well embedded in the literature and will be used in this article, keeping in mind the evolving understanding of the underlying processes[emedicine.medscape.com] Involvement of the brain can cause personality changes, thought disorders (psychosis), seizures, and even coma.[eurodiagnostica.com] A personality change : This can refer to feelings of anger, irritability, and lability (the sensation of not feeling or acting like yourself).[hss.edu]

  • Kawasaki Disease

    cerebral arteries.[web.archive.org] Incomplete (atypical) Kawasaki disease occurs in persons with fever lasting five or more days and with two or three of these findings.[aafp.org] […] presentation of KD varies over time, with the clinical course conventionally divided into 3 stages: acute, subacute, and convalescent (see the image below).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • AIDS-associated Meningoencephalitis

    Cerebral vasculitis, particularly that due to VZV or syphilitic arteritis, as well as vasculopathies due to chronic meningitis, or amphetamine or cocaine use, may cause thrombotic[hivinsite.ucsf.edu] changes convulsions ( seizures ) problems with speech or hearing hallucinations memory loss drowsiness coma It's harder to spot some of these symptoms in infants.[kidshealth.org] J Assoc Physicians India May 24, 2000 ... clinical course and outcome of cryptococcal meningitis (CM) in patients with acquired ...[aidshivresearch.com]

  • Endocarditis

    ), noninflammatory vasculopathy, Moyamoya disease and fibromuscular dysplasia.[en.wikipedia.org] […] to person.[healthline.com] The classic clinical presentation and clinical course of IE has been characterized as either acute or subacute.[emedicine.com]

  • CANOMAD Syndrome

    […] venous thrombosis Laboratory Pathology: Vasculopathy Perivascular inflammation Systemic or CNS Association with: HLA-B51 CSF Abnormal in 75%: Especially with parenchymal[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] In 1969 Asbury, Arnason and Adams described severe inflammatory changes in the peripheral nerves of their 19 personal cases of GBS and noted their similarity to those in experimental[em-consulte.com] The course of the neuropathy is usually subacute (55%) or progressive (40%). Clinically, the neuropathy is mostly sensory ( sensory ataxia) (70%) or sensorimotor (25%).[neuroweb.us]