Intraventricular hemorrhage as an unusual presenting form of Sneddon syndrome.

Bayrakli F., Erkek E. , Kurtuncu M., Ozgen S.

World neurosurgery, vol.73, no.4, pp.411-3, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2010.01.010
  • Title of Journal : World neurosurgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.411-3


BACKGROUND: Intraventricular hemorrhage, which has a poor prognosis, is an extremely rare presenting symptom of central nervous system vasculitis. Sneddon syndrome, which is a systemic vasculitic disease, generally presents with ischemic stroke and livedo reticularis. Intraventricular hemorrhage is extremely rare in Sneddon syndrome and has not been reported as the presenting complaint.