Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy With Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy
CADASIL is a genetic disorder that affects the brain. A gene mutation affects the muscle cells surrounding small blood vessels in the brain. The muscles cause damage to these blood vessels. It can reduce blood flow. This can lead to migraines, strokes, and dementia.
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Last reviewedNovember 2013by Rimas Lukas, MD
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