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Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy-related Inflammation Presenting with Steroid-responsive Higher Brain Dysfunction: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Neuroinflammation, September 2011
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Title
Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy-related Inflammation Presenting with Steroid-responsive Higher Brain Dysfunction: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Published in
Journal of Neuroinflammation, September 2011
DOI 10.1186/1742-2094-8-116
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Abstract

A 56-year-old man noticed discomfort in his left lower limb, followed by convulsion and numbness in the same area. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed white matter lesions in the right parietal lobe accompanied by leptomeningeal or leptomeningeal and cortical post-contrast enhancement along the parietal sulci. The patient also exhibited higher brain dysfunction corresponding with the lesions on MRI. Histological pathology disclosed β-amyloid in the blood vessels and perivascular inflammation, which highlights the diagnosis of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA)-related inflammation. Pulse steroid therapy was so effective that clinical and radiological findings immediately improved.CAA-related inflammation is a rare disease, defined by the deposition of amyloid proteins within the leptomeningeal and cortical arteries associated with vasculitis or perivasculitis. Here we report a patient with CAA-related inflammation who showed higher brain dysfunction that improved with steroid therapy. In cases with atypical radiological lesions like our case, cerebral biopsy with histological confirmation remains necessary for an accurate diagnosis.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Switzerland 1 1%
Unknown 69 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 16 22%
Professor > Associate Professor 9 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 12%
Other 9 12%
Student > Postgraduate 8 11%
Other 20 27%
Unknown 2 3%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 46 63%
Neuroscience 14 19%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 5%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 1%
Psychology 1 1%
Other 3 4%
Unknown 4 5%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 September 2011.
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#801,694
of 5,037,615 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Neuroinflammation
#151
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#10,361
of 66,999 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Neuroinflammation
#4
of 20 outputs
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