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any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts

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MRI-visible perivascular spaces in cerebral amyloid angiopathy and hypertensive arteriopathy.
Further, arguing against an atypical presentation of AD, the extensive and severe amyloid pathologies typical of advanced AD neuropathology were not seen (Thal phase was 3, neuritic plaque pathology was sparse, and no cerebral amyloid angiopathy was present).
A Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is characterized by the accumulation of abnormal amyloid protein deposits in the walls of the brain's blood vessels.
FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy with Angiitis
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy and mechanisms of brain amyloid accumulation
The demographic data, clinical, imagistic (cerebral--CT, cerebral--MRI, EKG), paraclinic data as well as risk factors (hypertension, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, age, aneurysms and vascular malformations, anticoagulant and thrombolytic treatment, hypocholesterolemia, diabetes, heavy alcohol and tobacco use, heritability), treatment, kinetotherapy were all considered.
All the abovementioned models support the amyloid cascade hypothesis; they show progressive A[beta] deposition in both diffuse and neuritic plaques, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, microgliosis, (limited) hippocampal atrophy, astrocytosis, synaptic and neurotransmitter alterations, and cognitive and behavioural deficits, relevant to human AD neuropathological profile [135-138].
In amyloid angiopathy there is deposition of amyloid- [beta] in the capillary wall, which also results in microaneurysm formation, concentric splitting, chronic inflammatory infiltrates and fibrinoid necrosis.
The neuropathology of the two most common diseases associated with cerebral microhemorrhages on MR imaging, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and chronic systemic hypertension, are typified by a progressive small-vessel vasculopathy.
Wednesday, July 7, at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield for Katherine Rae Doerksen of Eugene, who died June 30 of cerebral amyloid angiopathy.
Instead, it resembles a form of human Alzheimer's disease, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, that damages brain arteries.
When microbleeds occur in certain brain areas, they may indicate a type of small vessel disease known as cerebral amyloid angiopathy, in which the accumulation of amyloid (a protein often related to Alzheimer's disease) causes degeneration of smooth muscle cells and increases the susceptibility of blood vessels to ruptures and hemorrhages.
Tramiprosate (Alzhemed), for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, is currently in Phase III clinical trials in both North America and Europe, and tramiprosate (Cerebril), for the prevention of Hemorrhagic Stroke caused by Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, has completed a Phase IIa clinical trial.
The controversy surrounding Sharon's medical treatment has continued unabated, with his doctors coming under further criticism for concealing the diagnosis of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA).
It said Sharon was suffering from a brain disease, called cerebral amyloid angiopathy, that, in combination with blood thinners he was taking, could have increased his risk for stroke.