Vascular brain disorder misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis

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Vascular brain disorder misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis

Postby MSUK » Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:30 am

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A devastating vascular disorder of the brain called CADASIL, which strikes young adults and leads to early dementia, often is misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis, Loyola University Health System researchers report.

CADASIL occurs when thickening of blood vessel walls blocks blood flow in the brain. The early manifestation is migraine headaches, progressing to strokes and mini strokes, depression, apathy, motor disability and executive dysfunction (inability to plan and organize everyday activities.) The final symptom is dementia....Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/2479
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Postby jimmylegs » Thu Mar 10, 2011 5:35 am

that's quite interesting squiff... wonder what the similarities and differences are if you stack them side by side.
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just wondering

Postby leetz » Fri Mar 11, 2011 5:05 pm

does this include Lumbar Puncture diagnoses?
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