intracranial granulomatous arteritis

(redirected from neurocranial granulomatous arteritis)

in·tra·cra·ni·al gran·u·lom·a·tous ar·te·ri·tis

a small vessel-giant cell arteritis that affects only intracranial blood vessels, of unknown etiology, and with diverse clinical manifestations, including those seen with an involving cerebral tumor, and with a low-grade meningitis, leading to infarction of one portion of the cerebrum or cerebellum.