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White Matter Disease

  • Natalia S. Rost
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Abstract

With widespread availability of MRI, white matter disease is increasingly being recognized. This chapter summarizes the epidemiology of this condition and describes the genetics that could play a part in its etiology.

Keywords

Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy White Matter Hyperintensity White Matter Disease Family Heart Study White Matter Hyperintensity Volume 
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Notes

Acknowledgments and Funding

Dr. Natalia S. Rost is supported by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) (K23NS064052), the Massachusetts General Hospital Dean Institute for Integrative Study of Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke, and the Genzyme Co.

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  1. 1.Stroke Service, Department of NeurologyMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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