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CADASIL


Other Names for this Disease

  • CASIL
  • Cerebral arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
  • Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
  • Dementia, hereditary multi-infarct type
  • Familial vascular leukoencephalopathy
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  • My mother and her identical twin sister have CADASIL. While some of my cousins have the condition, I do not. Am I at risk to inherit this condition?  Click here for answer

  • My doctor has ordered the MELAS test, but it is very expensive and the labs hardly take any insurance. Are there any other options? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • CASIL
  • Cerebral arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
  • Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
  • Dementia, hereditary multi-infarct type
  • Familial vascular leukoencephalopathy
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.