Susac’s Syndrome

Aaron E. Miller and Teresa M. DeAngelis

in Neuroimmunology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732920
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322862 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Susac’s Syndrome

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Susac’s syndrome, also known as retinocochleocerebral vasculopathy, involves the triad of encephalopathy, vision, and hearing loss. In this chapter, we review the typical ophthalmological and auditory findings, the pathognomonic radiographic features, and the general clinical course of Susac’s syndrome. In addition, we discuss the role of empiric therapeutic approaches involving corticosteroids and immunosuppressants.

Chapter.  1330 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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