cerebral autosomal recessive arteriopathy

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cerebral autosomal recessive arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy

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CARASIL

A rare inherited cause of stroke with onset normally in early adulthood. Associated symptoms include hair loss and spondylosis.
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A family history must be taken in younger-onset stroke, migraine and dementia patients to correctly identify familial stroke syndromes such as CADASIL and CARASIL (cerebral autosomal recessive arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leucoencephalopathy, or Maede syndrome).