Cerebral amyloid angiopathy

Case contributed by Dr Devanshi Dharaiya

Presentation

Progressive decline in memory for 6 months, associated with emotional blunting.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
MRI

GRE : multiple areas of blooming artifact suggestive of areas of hemosiderin deposition consistent with cerebral amyloid angiopathy.

T2: diffuse atrophy of fronto-parietal regions with ex-vacuo enlargement of ventricles. 

Case Discussion

Brain biopsy was not performed at this stage.

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Case information

rID: 30794
Published: 8th Sep 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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