Part 1: Ischemic Stroke: Pathophysiology and Principles of Localization
Matthew Brandon Maas, MD, and Joseph E. Safdieh, MD
Dr. Maas is a fellow in Stroke and Neurocritical Care, Harvard Medical School, Departments of Neurology, Massachusetts General and Brigham and Womens Hospitals, Boston, MA. Dr. Safdieh is an assistant professor of neurology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY.
Research on Susacs syndrome indicates a pathologic role of antiendothelial cell antibodies. Several autoimmune conditions can lead to cerebral infarction. A pathologic self-recognizing antibody has been identified for which of the following presumably autoimmune stroke-causing conditions?