Call-Fleming syndrome

Although described as a seperate condition, Call-Fleming or Call syndrome is a subset of reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome.

History and etymology

It was first described by Call, Fleming et al in 1988 2 where they described 19 patients with "reversible cerebral arterial segmental vasoconstriction", who presented with thunderclap headaches with or without focal neurology, without evidence of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH).

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rID: 4527
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Call syndrome
  • Call Fleming syndrome

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