Hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy, Icelandic type

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Hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy, Icelandic type

Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), defined by the deposition of congophilic material in the vessels of the cortex and leptomeninges, is a major cause of intracerebral hemorrhage in the elderly ({23:Vinters, 1987}, {8:Greenberg, 1998}). {18:Palsdottir et al. (1988)} referred to the disorder in Icelandic patients as hereditary cystatin C amyloid angiopathy (HCCAA).
 

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