Autosomal dominant leukoencephalopathy and subcortical ischemic stroke. A clinicopathological study.

  title={Autosomal dominant leukoencephalopathy and subcortical ischemic stroke. A clinicopathological study.},
  author={Marielle Baudrimont and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Dubas and Anne Joutel and Elisabeth Tournier-Lasserve and Marie Germaine Bousser},
  volume={24 1},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We recently described an autosomal dominant syndrome characterized mainly by recurrent strokes and neuroimaging evidence of leukoencephalopathy. We now report the pathological findings in one of the affected subjects. CASE DESCRIPTION A 40-year-old woman experienced her first grand mal seizure in 1971. From 1983 on she suffered recurrent strokes, seizures, and psychiatric disturbances with depressions, manic episodes, and dementia. In 1988, after her fourth stroke, she… CONTINUE READING


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