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Definition

A cerebrovascular disease characterized by multiple subcortical infarcts, pseudobulbar palsy, dementia, and the presence of granular deposits in small cerebral arteries producing ischemic stroke.

Acronym

CADASIL1

Synonyms

CADASIL
CASIL
Cerebral arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy, autosomal dominant
Dementia hereditary multi-infarct type