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): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01779.x
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.


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


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