Dementia in cerebral amyloid angiopathy: a clinicopathological study

  title={Dementia in cerebral amyloid angiopathy: a clinicopathological study},
  author={Michiyoshi Yoshimura and Hideo Yamanouchi and Shigeki Kuzuhara and Hideo Mori and Saiko Sugiura and Tomohiko Mizutani and Hiroyuki Shimada and Masanori Tomonaga and Yasuo Toyokura},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
Dementia is in addition to cerebral haemorrhage major sympton of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAa). In order to explore the pathological basis for dementia in CAa-related conditions, we made a clinicopathological analysis of CAa, with special attention to dementia. Among 150 patients (mean age 78.6 years) with autopsy-proven intracranial haemorrhage in Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Medical Center, CAa with cerebral haemorrhage accounted for 8.0% (12 cases), associated with hypertension and… CONTINUE READING
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