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sclerosing pachymeningitis

Monday 15 November 2010

Etiology

- IgG4-associated sclerosing pachymeningitis
- syphilis
- rheumatoid pachymeningitis (#18807253#, #312046#)
- intravenous immunoglobulin-associated cranial pachymeningitis (#16882281#)
- anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (p-ANCA) and diabetes insipidus (#11903097#)

References

- [Is hypertrophic pachymeningitis a dural lesion of IgG4-related systemic disease?] Riku S, Hashizume Y, Yoshida M, Riku Y. Rinsho Shinkeigaku. 2009 Sep;49(9):594-6. Japanese. PMID: #19928692#

- IgG4-related sclerosing pachymeningitis: a previously unrecognized form of central nervous system involvement in IgG4-related sclerosing disease. Chan SK, Cheuk W, Chan KT, Chan JK. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Aug;33(8):1249-52. PMID: #19561447#

- Berger JR, Snodgrass S, Glaser J, et al. Multifocal fibrosclerosis with hypertrophic intracranial pachymeningitis. Neurology. 1989;39:1345–1349. (#2797457#)

- Botella C, Orozco M, Navarro J, et al. Idiopathic chronic hypertrophic craniocervical pachymeningitis: case report. Neurosurgery. 1994;35:1144–1149. (#7885562#)

- Guidetti B, La Torre E. Hypertrophic spinal pachymeningitis. J Neurosurg. 1967;26:496–503. (#6025324#)

- Hassin G. Histogenesis of cerebral hypertrophic pachymeningitis. Am J Syphilis. 1918;2:715.

- Hassin G, Zeitlin H. Syphilitic cerebral hypertrophic pachymeningitis: clinicopathologic studies in a case. Arch Neurol Psychiatry. 1940;43:362–371.

- Kupersmith MJ, Martin V, Heller G, et al. Idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis. Neurology. 2004;62:686–694. (#15007115#)

- Levine MR, Kaye L, Mair S, et al. Multifocal fibrosclerosis. Report of a case of bilateral idiopathic sclerosing pseudotumor and retroperitoneal fibrosis. Arch Ophthalmol. 1993;111:841–843. (#8512488#)

- Naffziger H, Stern W. Chronic pachymeningitis. Arch Neurol Psychiatry. 1949;62:383–411. (#18142164#)

- Pai S, Welsh CT, Patel S, et al. Idiopathic hypertrophic spinal pachymeningitis: report of two cases with typical MR imaging findings. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007;28:590–592. (#17353343#) (Free)