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February 1981

Granulomatous Angiitis of the Nervous System First Seen as Relapsing Myelopathy

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Neurology and Department of Pathology, St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center (Drs Rawlinson and Braun), and the Department of Pathology, Cornell University Medical College, New York (Dr Rawlinson).

Arch Neurol. 1981;38(2):129-131. doi:10.1001/archneur.1981.00510020087015

• A previously healthy 19-year-old man with a painful, relapsing myelopathy died of a cerebral hemorrhage. At autopsy he was found to have granulomatous angiitis of the nervous system (GANS). This particular case of GANS is distinctive and has been reported on two previous occasions.

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