Unusual Cerebral Involvement of Rheumatoid Arthritis Mimicking a Tumor

Tokdemir S. , TOPRAK H. , ALKAN A.

CURRENT MEDICAL IMAGING, cilt.16, ss.145-148, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: The central nervous system's involvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is infrequent and can be life-threatening. Mass-like CNS involvement is an unusual presentation. A 45 year old man had suffered seropositive rheumatoid arthritis for five years referred to our hospital with one-week history of right-sided facial paralysis, left hemiparesis and headache.