What is cadsil syndrome?

Inherited strokes. Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (cadasil) syndrome is the most common inherited form of small vessel disease, characterized by frequent migraine attacks with aura, recurrent strokes and progressive white matter degeneration. It can present as early as age 30, and can have TIA (transient ischemic attack or "mini-stroke") as initial symptom.
CADASIL. Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy is a genetically transmitted disorder affecting primarily brain white matter secondary to blood vessel abnormalities leading to multiple small strokes and dementia. No cure exists. There are genetic tests.