What is it?

Cerebral vasculitis, also known as central nervous system vasculitis, is inflammation of blood vessel walls in the brain or spine. Cerebral vasculitis often occurs in the following situations:

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Signs & symptoms

Cerebral vasculitis may appear as part of an autoimmune disease, with systemic symptoms, such as:
- Skin rashes
- Fatigue
- Weight loss
- Weakness
- Fever
- Joint pains
- Abdominal pain
- Kidney problems
- Nerve disorders


The diagnosis of cerebral vasculitis is based on a person's medical history, symptoms, a complete physical examination and the results of special laboratory tests


Cerebral vasculitis is usually done in 2-phases therapy:
- The initial phase (induction stage) - high-dose steroids are usually administrated
- Maintenance phase - when the person is in remission, the steroids are switched to other immunosuppressive medication such as mycophenelate mofetil.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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