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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

CADASIL2

Synonyms

Cerebral arteriopathy, autosomal dominant, with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy, type 2
Cerebral arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy, autosomal dominant, 2