Emerging concepts in sporadic cerebral amyloid angiopathy.

  title={Emerging concepts in sporadic cerebral amyloid angiopathy.},
  author={Andreas Charidimou and Gr{\'e}goire Boulouis and M. E. Gurol and Cenk Ayata and Brian J. Bacskai and Matthew P. Frosch and Anand Viswanathan and Steven A. Greenberg},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={140 7},
Sporadic cerebral amyloid angiopathy is a common, well-defined small vessel disease and a largely untreatable cause of intracerebral haemorrhage and contributor to age-related cognitive decline. The term 'cerebral amyloid angiopathy' now encompasses not only a specific cerebrovascular pathological finding, but also different clinical syndromes (both acute and progressive), brain parenchymal lesions seen on neuroimaging and a set of diagnostic criteria-the Boston criteria, which have resulted in… CONTINUE READING