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Amyloid angiopathy: A blood vessel disorder caused by abnormal amyloid deposits in the blood vessel walls of the brain. The deposits can cause the blood vessel to become weak and rupture resulting in intracranial bleeding. Despite the potentially serious consequences the disorder is often asymptomatic until old age. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Amyloid angiopathy is available below.
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Amyloid angiopathy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Amyloid angiopathy, or a subtype of Amyloid angiopathy,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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