Chapter 12. Other Cerebrovascular Syndromes

  1. Robert P. Lisak MD, FAAN, FRCP Parker Webber Chair Professor Chair Neurologist-in-Chief Chief2,3,
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head4,
  3. William M. Carroll MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP(E) Head5 and
  4. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director6,7
  1. David Blacker MBBS, FRACP Consultant Neurologist Stroke Physician Clinical Associate Professor

Published Online: 18 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch12

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

How to Cite

Blacker, D. (2009) Other Cerebrovascular Syndromes, in International Neurology: A Clinical Approach (eds R. P. Lisak, D. D. Truong, W. M. Carroll and R. Bhidayasiri), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

  2. 3

    Detroit Medical Center, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

  3. 4

    The Parkinson and Movement Disorder Institute, Memorial Neuroscience Institute, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley, CA, USA

  4. 5

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Australia

  5. 6

    Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  6. 7

    University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Royal Perth Rehabilitation Hospital; University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157384

Online ISBN: 9781444317008



  • cerebrovascular syndromes, other - posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES);
  • CADASIL - cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy;
  • stroke and migraine relationship;
  • MELAS - mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke;
  • weight loss medications - phenylpropanolamine and hemorrhagic stroke;
  • metamphetamine - arterial dissection - stroke;
  • CADASIL, inherited microangiopathy - and Binswanger's disease;
  • PRES - posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome;
  • peri-procedural, post-operative and in-hospital stroke;
  • rare stroke syndromes - Fabry's disease;
  • hypertensive encephalopathy and PRES


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stroke and migraine

  • Stroke and substance abuse

  • CADASIL and allied conditions

  • Hypertensive encephalopathy and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES)

  • Peri-procedural, post-operative and in-hospital stroke

  • Rare stroke syndromes

  • Further reading