Intraventricular Hemorrhage as an Unusual Presenting Form of Sneddon Syndrome

Bayrakli F., ÖZTÜRK DURMAZ E., KÜRTÜNCÜ M., Ozgen S.

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.73, no.4, pp.411-413, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 73 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2010.01.010
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.411-413
  • Keywords: Angiography, Intracranial hemorrhage, Intracranial vascular malformation, Intraventricular hemorrhage, Sneddon syndrome, Vasculitis
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


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.