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Dental procedure induced cerebellar haemorrhage with visual tilt and unsuspected CADASIL

Abstract

A man in his late 60s had vertigo and vision tilt following a dental procedure. A cerebellar haemorrhage and cerebral microbleeds (CMBs) were diagnosed on imaging. Subsequent testing revealed CADASIL (cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy). The role of the dental procedure as a trigger for intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) is discussed. The incidence of CMBs and ICH in CADASIL is discussed. A summary of the causes and pathology associated with visual tilt is documented.

  • Neurology
  • Neuroimaging
  • Stroke

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