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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

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