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Angiographic demonstration of lupus cerebral phlebitis with communicating hydrocephalus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  909629     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, who had striking angiographic abnormalities of venous contour, are presented. Both cases also had communicating hydrocephalus. Postmortem examination of one patient led to a histological explanation of the venous changes observed radiologically. Previous radiological reports have shown involvement of arteries but not veins with lupus erythematosus. The angiographic signs of phlebitis may signify a meningeal reaction which, when combined with ventricular enlargement, should suggest communicating hydrocephalus.
G B Kitching; J R Thompson; A N Hasso; A E Hirst
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  1977 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-11-30     Completed Date:  1977-11-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain / blood supply*
Cerebral Angiography*
Hydrocephalus / etiology,  radiography*
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*,  radiography
Middle Aged
Phlebitis / etiology,  radiography*

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