Table 4 Radiological findings at diagnosis

From: Sneddon syndrome: a comprehensive clinical review of 53 patients

Characteristic Value (N = 53)
N (%)
Total number of  
 Cerebral infarcts 179 (100)
  Large corticosubcortical 65 (36)
  Small corticosubcortical 61 (34)
  Subcortical 8 (5)
  Lacunar 16 (9)
  Cerebellar 29 (16)
 Intracerebral haemorrhages 0 (0)
Arterial territories  
 Anterior cerebral artery 10 (19)
 Middle cerebral artery 47 (90)
 Posterior cerebral artery 23 (44)
 Cerebellar arteries 18 (35)
 Multiple arterial territories 37 (71)
White matter abnormalities  
 Presence 40 (83)
 Severity  
  Mild 38 (95)
  Moderate 2 (5)
  Extensive 0 (0)
 Location  
  Supratentorial 31 (78)
  Infratentorial 0 (0)
  Both 9 (23)
Stenosis or occlusion  
 Intracranial 10 (23)
 Extracranial 3 (7)