Rare Disease Report

Misdiagnosing CADASIL is Common for this Rare Condition

MAY 13, 2015

CADASIL is a rare neurological condition that is often misdiagnosed since many of its early symptoms mimic more common ailments, including multiple sclerosis. In this interview, Swati Sathe, MD, of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, explains why, and how, CADASIL is commonly misdiagnosed.


 Sathe S, Nunziato E. How often is CADASIL diagnosed as multiple sclerosis? Poster presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting; Washington DC; April 19-24, 2015. Abstract P4.076.

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