Podcast: CADASIL Awareness

In this episode of Back to Health, Matthew Fink, M.D. discusses what patients should know about Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopath (CADASIL). He reviews the signs and symptoms of the rare disease and how it may cause strokes in younger adult patients. He goes over the risk of inheritance of the gene that may cause CADASIL and how parents who may carry it can still have healthy children through a coordinated collaborative care approach to treatment.

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