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Mycotic aneurysm in angiitis associated with herpes zoster ophthalmicus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3113199     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Varicella zoster (VZ) is an unusual cause of CNS angiitis, usually occurring in older patients and immunocompromised hosts. The infection most commonly presents as herpes zoster ophthalmicus with contralateral hemiplegia. Mycotic aneurysm formation associated with VZ angiitis is rare. We report two cases of VZ angiitis with mycotic aneurysm formation (both aneurysms eventually ruptured) and one case of probable VZ angiitis with distal carotid occlusion and cerebral infarction. The CT and angiographic appearances, clinical course, and histopathology are presented.
Authors:
J M O'Donohue; D R Enzmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:    1987 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-09-18     Completed Date:  1987-09-18     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  615-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aneurysm, Infected / etiology*,  radiography
Carotid Artery Diseases / etiology,  radiography
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Arterial Diseases / etiology*,  radiography
Female
Hemiplegia / etiology
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus / complications*
Humans
Male
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Vasculitis / etiology*,  radiography

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