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Introduction: CASIL

Description of CASIL

CASIL (medical condition): A rare inherited condition which affects the small blood vessels of the...more »

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CASIL: A familial, cerebral arteriopathy mapped to chromosome 19q12, and characterized by the presence of granular deposits in small CEREBRAL ARTERIES producing ischemic STROKE; PSEUDOBULBAR PALSY; and multiple subcortical infarcts (CEREBRAL INFARCTION). CADASIL is an acronym for Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy. CADASIL differs from BINSWANGER DISEASE by the presence of MIGRAINE WITH AURA and usually by the lack of history of arterial HYPERTENSION. (From Bradley et al, Neurology in Clinical Practice, 2000, p1146)
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CASIL: Related Topics

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CASIL: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

CASIL is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that CASIL, or a subtype of CASIL, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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CASIL as a Disease

CASIL: Another name for Cadasil (or close medical condition association).
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CASIL: Related Diseases

CASIL: CASIL is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of CASIL (Cadasil)

Some of the symptoms of CASIL incude:

Treatments for CASIL (Cadasil)

Treatments for CASIL (Cadasil) include:

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Treatment of CASIL: For more treatment information about CASIL, see treatment of Cadasil (CASIL)

CASIL: Related Disease Topics

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Source: Diseases Database

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