Cureus 2020 Aug 27;12(8):e10069. Epub 2020 Aug 27.
Neurology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, USA.
Neurosarcoidosis (NS) is a mimicker of many infectious, neoplastic, and inflammatory diseases. It most commonly involves the cranial nerves followed by meninges, ventricles, hypothalamic-pituitary axis, spinal cord, and brainstem/cerebellum. While NS myelopathy has been increasingly recognized, pathophysiological/prognostic and management principles in NS-mediated cauda equina (CE) and conus medullaris (CM) syndromes, which constitute a small and rare minority of this subset, remain elusive. Read More