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Familial cavernous angiomas masquerading as multiple sclerosis.
  1. C. F. Dougan,
  2. A. Coulthard,
  3. N. E. Cartlidge,
  4. D. J. Burn
  1. Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

    Abstract

    We report here two cases of cavernous angioma, in the proband and her father, with quite different clinical presentations. The proband presented with a brainstem syndrome, mimicking multiple sclerosis, while the father had a history of mild epilepsy. Both patients were managed conservatively. The cases also demonstrate the utility of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of cavernous angioma.

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