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multiple sclerosis and fabry's syndrome

Jennifer Juhl Majersik
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article is a practical guide to identifying uncommon causes of stroke and offers guidance for evaluation and management, even when large controlled trials are lacking in these rarer forms of stroke. RECENT FINDINGS: Fabry disease causes early-onset stroke, particularly of the vertebrobasilar system; enzyme replacement therapy should be considered in affected patients. Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), often misdiagnosed as multiple sclerosis, causes migraines, early-onset lacunar strokes, and dementia...
February 2017: Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology
J P Grünfeld, D Joly
Inherited kidney diseases are frequently encountered in adults; the diagnosis is often made and they usually progress to renal failure at this age. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is the most prevalent. It is one of the most common inherited diseases, involving 1 in 400 to 1,000 individuals. Renal cysts growth is responsible for hypertension and renal failure; polycystic kidney disease represents 6 to 7% of the causes of end-stage renal failure in adults. The disease also encompasses extra-renal localisations, i...
September 15, 1997: La Revue du Praticien
H G Klein, J E Balow, P C Dau, M I Hamburger, S F Leitman, A A Pineda, R S Tindall
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1986: Journal of Clinical Apheresis
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