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J Assoc Physicians India. 2004 Jul;52:580-1.

CADASIL in a family from north-west India.

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Department of Neurology; SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur 302 004, Rajasthan.

Abstract

We here with report a family with two sibs having history of recurrent familial stroke. Neuroimaging revealed diffuse hyperintense signals in subcortical white matter and basal ganglia on MR images in younger sib suggestive of cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with sub-cortical infarcts and leucoencephalopathy (CADASIL). The diagnosis was further strengthened on skin biopsy showing presence of PAS positive granules with thickening of dermal vessels.

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