Case Report

An Unsuspecting Recurrent Cryptogenic Stroke: A Case Report


Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Sub-Cortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is a rare autosomal genetic disorder that affects the brain’s small vessels. It is recognized among the leading causes of stroke in the young.

This is a case report of a 35-year-old female with underlying migraine with auras who presented with recurrent cryptogenic strokes. She presented no vascular risk factors or any family history of neurological disease. An investigation into her presentation leads us to a diagnosis of CADASIL following typical subcortical and deep white matter changes seen on her Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

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IssueVol 6 No 6 (2021): November-December QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
CADASIL Young stroke NOTCH 3 Migraine

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Sahadevan M, Sivaloganathan K, Yu Feng T. An Unsuspecting Recurrent Cryptogenic Stroke: A Case Report. CRCP. 2022;6(6):223-226.