Central nervous system (CNS) vasculitis

Brett Hack Vasculitis Charities: Raising Awareness of This Rare Disease

In 2012 Terry Hack’s son, Brett, had a grand mal seizure that came out of the blue. Several tests were done but there was no diagnosis. He was placed on anti-seizure medication for over a year, and 14 months after his first seizure he developed a severe headache, sinus infection and…...

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For Yanique, it’s About Holding on to Hope

Yanique was just 9 years old when she was diagnosed with central nervous system (CNS) vasculitis—a rare inflammatory blood vessel disorder of the brain and spinal cord, which make up the central nervous system. It’s a serious condition in which the inflamed vessels can block the flow of oxygen to…...

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