8. Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL)

  1. Sheila A. Alexander RN, PhD
  1. Sheila A. Alexander

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704950.ch8

Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

How to Cite

Alexander, S. A. (2012) Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), in Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions (ed S. A. Alexander), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704950.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958759

Online ISBN: 9781118704950

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Keywords:

  • Acute stroke;
  • Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL);
  • Genetic testing and skin biopsy testing;
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI);
  • Migraines and cognitive decline;
  • Notch 3 gene;
  • Radiographic testing and genetic counseling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathophysiology

  • Symptoms

  • Diagnosis

  • Prevention of Acute Stroke

  • Managing Symptoms

  • References