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  • n. A rarefaction of the white matter in the brain

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  • A good deal of evidence links leukoaraiosis white matter lesions or WML to decline in executive function and there is much evidence linking WML to hypertension.

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  • Dame in Montreal, two silent factors - leukoaraiosis and silent brain infarcts - can be really tricky and dangerous.

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  • Changes in white matter as determinant of global functional decline in older independent outpatients: three year follow-up of LADIS (leukoaraiosis and disability) study cohort

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  • Other risk factors for AAICH include advanced age, history of hypertension, simultaneous use of antiplatelet agents, CAA, apolipoprotein genotype e2, and presence of leukoaraiosis on neuroimaging [21,22,25,26,27].

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