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June 1986

Dural Sarcoidosis Presenting With Transient Neurologic Symptoms

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Neurology (Drs Sethi, Patel, and Swift) and Radiology (Dr El Gammal), Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.

Arch Neurol. 1986;43(6):595-597. doi:10.1001/archneur.1986.00520060057018

• Despite the propensity of sarcoid granulomas to be clustered around blood vessels, transient ischemic attacks and strokes are rare. A 43-year-old man had recurrent transient dysarthria and right hemiparesis; a biopsy specimen showed neurosarcoidosis. There was complete resolution of both symptomatology and the subdural sarcoid mass lesion with the administration of corticosteroid therapy.

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