Cerebral white matter lesions, vascular risk factors, and cognitive function in a population-based study: the Rotterdam Study.

@article{Breteler1994CerebralWM,
  title={Cerebral white matter lesions, vascular risk factors, and cognitive function in a population-based study: the Rotterdam Study.},
  author={Monique M. B. Breteler and John Cornelis van Swieten and Michiel L. Bots and Diederick E. Grobbee and Jules J. Claus and Johanna H C van den Hout and Frans van Harskamp and Herve L. J. Tanghe and Paulus T. V. M. de Jong and Jan C van Gijn},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1994},
  volume={44 7},
  pages={1246-52}
}
Cerebral white matter lesions are a common finding on MRI in elderly persons. We studied the prevalence of white matter lesions and their relation with classic cardiovascular risk factors, thrombogenic factors, and cognitive function in an age- and gender-stratified random sample from the general population that consisted of 111 subjects 65 to 84 years of age. Overall, 27% of subjects had white matter lesions. The prevalence and severity of lesions increased with age. A history of stroke or… CONTINUE READING
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