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CEREBRAL AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT ARTERIOPATHY
CADASIL or Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy increases the risk of strokes and further impairment due to a slow down of the blood flow to various parts of the brain. This is an inherited condition that can cause epilepsy and seizures among other symptoms and related ailments. In this condition, the cerebral vessels of the brain get affected and do not receive proper blood supply.
HOW IS CEREBRAL AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT ARTERIOPATHY DIAGNOSED?
A cardiologist diagnoses this condition through the following:
1. MRI Scan
2. Blood test
3. Skin biopsy
HOW IS CEREBRAL AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT ARTERIOPATHY TREATED?
Anti platelet therapy is usually considered as the most effective form of treatment for this condition. Medication like aspirin, clopidogrel and dipyridamole can help in slowing down the progression and development of the disease as it also reduces the risk of strokes.
DID YOU KNOW?
Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy is a dominantly inherited disease that was first described in the early 1990s in a Swedish family.