Coexisting vascular lesions in reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome

Topcuoglu M. A., Kursun O., Singhal A. B.

CEPHALALGIA, vol.37, no.1, pp.29-35, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0333102416637826
  • Journal Name: CEPHALALGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.29-35
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The pathophysiology of reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) is not known. Published cases have documented coexisting cervical artery dissection and unruptured aneurysms, raising the possibility that ultrastructural vessel wall abnormalities underlie the development of vascular lesions as well as RCVS.