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A 45-year-old man developed cerebral vasculitis associated with a systemic hypersensitivity response shortly after commencing treatment with allopurinol. The illness settled on withdrawal of the drug and no other cause was found.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Postgrad Med J

Publication Date

02/1996

Volume

72

Pages

119 - 120

Keywords

Allopurinol, Cerebrovascular Disorders, Drug Hypersensitivity, Enzyme Inhibitors, Humans, Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell, Lymphoma, Follicular, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Middle Aged, Vasculitis, Xanthine Oxidase