TITLE

MR Angiography for the Evaluation of Non-Systemic Vasculitic Neuropathy

AUTHOR(S)
Sanada, M.; Terada, M.; Suzuki, E.; Kashiwagi, A.; Yasuda, H.
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Acta Radiologica;May2003, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p316
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract Peripheral neuropathy due to vasculitis without any complications of vasculitis in other organs was first reported in 1987. This condition was termed non-systemic vasculitic neuropathy (NSVN). Although vasculitis is believed to develop in small arteries and arterioles in this disease, the level of vascular involvement has not been fully established. We present a case of NSVN followed up by MR angiography, which was thought to be useful to assess the level as well as the state of vascular lesions in this condition.
ACCESSION #
9741878

 

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