A case of cerebral amyloid angiopathy associated with cerebral venous thrombosis

Hatice Ferhan Komurcu, Selvi Okundu, Karabekir Ercan, Omer Anlar

Abstract


Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is a clinical picture which is commonly seen in elderly and progressing with the deposition of amyloid in the cerebral arteries without systemic amyloidosis. We report the first case in the literature, a 71 year-old patient having an association of cerebral vein thrombosis and cerebral amyloid angiopathy presenting with recurrent cerebral hemorrhages. The cause-and-result relationship of this association of cerebral vein thrombosis and cerebral amyloid angiopathy should be investigated.


Keywords


Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, Cerebral vein thrombosis, Recurrent cerebral hemorrhages

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