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Benign Angiopathy of the Central Nervous System (BACNS)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for Benign Angiopathy (Angiitis) of the central nervous system (BACNS).

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I77.6

Description:

Some patients presenting with primary angiitis of the central nervous system may have a nonprogressive and relatively benign course. Hajj-Ali et al refer to these patients as Benign Angiopathy of the Central Nervous System (BACNS).

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