Amyloidosis - cerebral

Alternative names
Senile cerebral amyloid angiopathy

Definition
Senile cerebral amyloid angiopathy is characterized by deposits of amyloid protein in the walls of the arteries of the brain, which increases the risk of bleeding into the brain (Hemorrhagic stroke).

see Senile cerebral amyloid angiopathy.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Janet G. Derge, M.D.

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