Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Familial intracranial haemorrhage due to factor V deficiency.
  1. R S Wadia,
  2. S A Sangle,
  3. S Kripalaney,
  4. M Bafna,
  5. S R Karve
  1. Department of Neurology and Pathology, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, India.


    Strokes may occur with a large number of genetic disorders. Natowicz and Kelley have reviewed the single gene disorders capable of causing familial haemorrhagic strokes. These may be classified into four groups: a) hereditary disorders affecting clotting factors or platelets; b) hereditary disease producing vascular anomaly; c) hereditary disease causing hypertension and d) miscellaneous group including neurofibromatosis, sickle cell disease and tuberous sclerosis.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.