Rula A. Hajj-Ali

All articles by Rula A. Hajj-Ali

CNS Vasculitis

Does this patient have CNS vasculitis? Vasculitides are a heterogeneous group of conditions that have in common blood vessel wall inflammation. Vasculitis can involve both the central and the peripheral parts of the nervous system. Central nervous system (CNS) vasculitis is a rare condition, but it remains one of the most challenging disorders to diagnose…


Does this patient have Behçet’s Syndrome? Behçet’s syndrome (BS) is a systemic inflammatory vasculitis characterized by recurrent oral aphthous ulcerations, genital ulcers, skin, and ocular lesions. BS is a heterogeneous syndrome which can affect the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal, and nervous systems. Oral ulcers Recurrent oral ulcers are present in almost all BS patients. This is…

Next post in Rheumatology