cerebral amyloid angiopathy


A pathological condition of small cerebral vessels characterized by deposits of amyloid in the vessel walls which may lead to infarcts or hemorrhage.

Nearby words

  1. cerebellomedullary cistern,
  2. cerebellum,
  3. cerebr-,
  4. cerebral,
  5. cerebral accident,
  6. cerebral anesthesia,
  7. cerebral aqueduct,
  8. cerebral artery,
  9. cerebral calculus,
  10. cerebral cortex

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