What is CADASIL?

CADASIL is the most common genetic cause of stroke and vascular dementia in adults.

The name CADASIL is short for: Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy.

Each part of the name relates to the cause or effect of the condition. Cerebral refers to the brain; Autosomal Domina

Download our Information Sheet on CADASIL for more details.

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