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A case of primary cerebral vasculitis

Sanjaya S Herath, Dayna B Law, Peter J O Stride, Vernon J Heazlewood and Luke S Gaffney
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (9): 547-549.
Published online: 5 May 2008

To the Editor: Primary cerebral vasculitis (PCV) is a potentially fatal disease. Early diagnosis and therapy are vital. We describe a case where confounding factors delayed diagnosis.

  • Sanjaya S Herath
  • Dayna B Law
  • Peter J O Stride
  • Vernon J Heazlewood
  • Luke S Gaffney

  • Department of Medicine, Redcliffe Hospital, Redcliffe, QLD.


Acknowledgements: 

We thank Dr Chris Staples, Neurologist, Redcliffe Hospital, for reviewing both the case and this manuscript.

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