Susac's syndrome

What is Susac's syndrome?

Susac’s syndrome consists of the clinical triad of encephalopathybranch retinal artery occlusions, and hearing a microangiopathy characterized by encephalopathy, branch retinal artery occlusions and hearing loss.The cause is unknown but the current thinking is that antibodies are produced against endothelial cells in tiny arteries which leads to damage and the symptoms related to the illness.

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I have lesions and spots on my brain confirmed by multiple MRI'S but neurologist are still unsure if I have MS and Susac syndrome was ruled out by...

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Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would explain that there are many causes of headache which need to be...

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My stepson, 44 years old has been diagnosed with Susacs Syndrome and has Ic Gabapentin and prednisone prescribed. He has had 4 strokes in the last...

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Treatment seems to be along correct lines

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Thank you for posting your query.

I am glad to note that your stepson...

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hi am a female of age 23,i suffering from multiple MRI of brain report is multiple hyperintense lesions in paraventicular...

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There are many options for treating MS these days from injections to orals. My personal opinion is not to use the oral medications just yet since I...

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