Cadasil

Also known as

  • Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with sub oral infarcts and leukoencephalophy

Most common form of hereditary stroke disorder

Condition details

The disease belongs to a family of disorders called the leukodystrophies which leads to Tia's or strokes which usually occur between 40 or 50 years of age

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Typical age range of first manifestation

  • Does not manifest in Baby
  • Does not manifest in Toddler
  • Does not manifest in Child 4-10
  • Does not manifest in Child 10-18
  • Can manifest in Adult

Symptoms

Affected genes identified to date

  • My kids have a 50 per cent chance of inheriting it

Inheritance patterns

Are carriers affected?

Yes

How many are affected?

Very rare

Support groups and organisations

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