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Familial cerebellar ataxia with cerebrovascular amyloid
  1. S Love,
  2. LW Duchen
  1. Department of Neuropathology, Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital, Queen Square, London


    We report a rare association of familial cerebellar ataxia (without dementia) and cerebrovascular amyloid. Postmortem neuropathological examination of one member of the family showed amyloid angiopathy of the central nervous system with heavy infiltration of capillaries in the hippocampus and cerebellum.

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