Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy is a common genetic stroke disorder which also includes subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy. Migraine attacks and mood disorders are symptoms of this condition. Ischemic strokes, a condition which causes decreased blood supply to the brain is the most common sign of this condition. This condition has no particular treatment yet but research is in progress.
HOW IS CEREBRAL AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT ARTERIOPATHY DIAGNOSED?
In 1990 it was found that it is caused by the NOTCH3 gene.