Which vasculitis disorders can cause neurological symptoms?


The following vasculitis disorders can cause neurological symptoms:

1.  Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN)

2.  Wegener Granulomatosis

3.  Churg-Stauss

4.  Wegener Granulomatosis

5.  Henoch-Schönlein purpura

6.  SLE, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, and Behcet's

7.  Takayasu arteritis

8.  Temoral arteritis

9.  Primary CNS angitis 

10.  Diabetes, certain infections, drugs and cancer can also cause vasculitis

Other vasculitis syndromes that can cause neurological symptoms include Kawasaki disease, which can cause stroke or encephalopathy in children; Churg-Strauss syndrome; Wegener's granulomatosis; systemic lupus erythematosis; scleroderma; rheumatoid arthritis; Sjogren's syndrome; and Behcet's disease.
This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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