A 37-year-old female asked:
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is cerebral or cns vasculitis treatable if symptoms have been present for 2 yrs without diagnosis? is cognitive damage permanent?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
highly unlikely Dx: It is very doubtful that you can have CNS vascultis for 2 years without very major complications occurring.
Answered on Sep 14, 2014
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