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n. pl. an·gi·op·a·thies
Any of several diseases of the blood or lymph vessels.
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Noun1.angiopathy - any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ductsangiopathy - any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
angioma - a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
angiitis - inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct
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22],[28] The results of a prospective cohort study showed that WM-EPVS was associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) and superficial siderosis.
This study provides strong, if circumstantial, evidence for an association between neurosurgery in childhood and the development in late adult life of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA)," said Robert Howard, a clinical psychiatrist at University College London, using the clinical name of the disease caused by the protein.
What is cerebral amyloid angiopathy and how does it cause stroke?
Microscopic analysis of the biopsied specimen showed evidence of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA).
The project's goal is to understand how gender and the Alzheimer's disease risk factor gene apoE4 influence the molecular processes that lead to Alzheimer's-related cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA).
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is now considered an important cause of lobar hemorrhage in the elderly (Vonsattel at al.
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy and mechanisms of brain amyloid accumulation will be investigated by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
Other pathological modifications commonly discovered in the brains of AD patients include granulovacuolar degeneration, neuropil threads, and amyloid angiopathy.
His past medical history noted a left intracerebral hematoma probably due to amyloid angiopathy.
Causes of intracranial haemorrhage Intracerebral haematoma Subarachnoid haemorrhage Hypertensive haemorrhage Aneurysm Amyloid angiopathy Peri-mesencephalic bleed Arterio-venous malformation Arterio-venous malformation Aneurysmal haemorrhage Pituitary apoplexy Haemorrhagic tumour Drug abuse Dural sinus fistula Anticoagulant drugs Infarct with haemorrhagic Pituitary apoplexy transformation Venous infarct with Anticoagulant drugs haemorrhagic transformation
It was only after her death that it was found she was suffering from the rare neurological disorder cerebral amyloid angiopathy, which is usually associated with much older people with Alzheimer's disease.