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Senile Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy

Alternate Names : Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Congophilic Cerebral Angiopathy, Cerebrovascular Amyloidosis

Senile Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

Symptoms only exist if there is an intracerebral hemorrhage. This bleeding into the brain usually causes sudden symptoms, including:

  • visual impairments, such as blindness or blurry vision
  • loss of ability to talk or talking in a way that doesn't make sense
  • loss of sensation on one side of the body
  • weakness or paralysis on one side of the body
  • headaches
  • eye pain or ear pain
  • confusion
  • nausea and vomiting
  • drowsiness
  • stiff neck
  • loss of consciousness
  • seizures, which are caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain that may result in shaking or other symptoms

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    Senile Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors


    Senile Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: James Broomfield, MD
    Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
    Date Reviewed: 04/10/01

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