neurosarcoidosis


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neu·ro·sar·coid·o·sis

(nū'rō-sar'koy-dō'sis),
A granulomatous disease of unknown etiology involving the central nervous system, usually with concomitant systemic involvement.

neu·ro·sar·coid·o·sis

(nūr'ō-sahr-koy-dō'sis)
A granulomatous disease of unknown etiology involving the central nervous system, usually with concomitant systemic involvement.
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Cuddy has been laid low by neurosarcoidosis, a stroke-like condition that has affected his mobility and speech.
He has reaffirmed this week that he wants to sell the club because of his ill-health: he is recovering from neurosarcoidosis, a condition that can have stroke-like symptoms.
Sample Pathology Reports on Core Needle Biopsies of Lung and Transbronchial Lung Biopsies (a) Clinical History Biopsy Type and Provided on Diagnosis Type Requisition Diagnosis ("line diagnosis") Core needle Neurosarcoidosis, Lung, right upper lobe, needle biopsy, concern for biopsy--necrotizing specific Cryptococcus granulomatous inflammation diagnosis infection (numerous Cryptococcus yeasts present).
She suffers from a rare disease that affects her lymph system and internal organs - Stage 4 sarcoidosis and neurosarcoidosis -- and has battled several other complications including osteoporosis, skin cancer, polyarthritis, stroke, epilepsy, meningiomas and pneumonia.
The possibility of neurosarcoidosis, which often involves the meninges, cranial nerves, hypothalamus, and infundibular stalk should also be considered in such type of settings as it occasionally presents as a focal extra-axial or parenchymal mass.
diagnosed neurosarcoidosis in a young female patient with bilateral granulomatous anterior uveitis, vitritis, optic neuropathy, and unilateral macular ischemia based on the results of mediastinal lymph node biopsy, cranial magnetic resonance imaging, and lumbar puncture.
Lewis Patton was diagnosed with neurosarcoidosis when he was 13 - a disease of the central nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord and optic nerve, and involves inflammation of one or more of those areas.
A series of tests were carried out including MRI scans, lumbar punctures and biopsies before he was diagnosed with neurosarcoidosis and put on daily steroids to control it.
It rarely occurs at disease onset, since about 40% of patients with neurosarcoidosis (NS) have previously diagnosed sarcoidosis in another organ, most commonly the chest or anterior uvea [79, 80].