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Inflammation som led i cerebral amyloid angiopati forklædt som tumor

Sonja Holm-Yildiz¹, Mai Bang Poulsen¹, Bodil Damgaard² & Hanne Mørk¹ 1) Neurologisk Afdeling, Herlev Hospital 2) Radiologisk Afdeling, Herlev Hospital Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V04140215
Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V04140215
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Inflammation as part of cerebral amyloid angiopathy disguised as a tumour
A male with probable cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA)-related inflammation presented with headache and subacute hemi­paresis. After admission he developed a disturbance of con­­scious­ness and a CT brain scan showed oedema with significant midline shift. He was treated with corticosteroids with prompt clinical improvement. A MR brain scan after treatment showed confluent T2-weighted lesions, microbleeds and regression of oedema. The patient was discharged in habitual status. During withdrawal of corticosteroids he showed clinical and radiological signs of relapsing CAA-related inflammation.
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