Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy with Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Robert MatthewsEmail author


Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is a disease characterized by the deposition of β-amyloid in small and medium size arteries of the cerebral cortex and leptomeninges leading to microaneurysm formation and subsequent bleeding. Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is closely associated with Alzheimer’s disease which is well detected on PET/MR imaging.


Cerebral amyloid angiopathy Alzheimer’s disease of β-amyloid Amyloid plaque imaging Siderosis Microaneurysm Intracranial hemorrhage Small vessel disease FDG PET/MR 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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