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Table 2 Frequencies of CAA and CMB and mean CAA severities depending on neuropathological diagnosis

From: No neuropathological evidence for a direct topographical relation between microbleeds and cerebral amyloid angiopathy

Neuropathologial diagnosis No of cases Prevalence of CAA (%) Prevalence of CMB (%) Mean severity of CAA
AD 14 71 78 1.5
Va 29 55 93 1.2
AD + Va 11 63 91 1.7
C 34 38 91 0.7
Others 25 16 100 0.5
  1. AD Alzheimer’s disease, Va vascular encephalopathy, AD + Va mixed (AD-type and vascular encephalopathy), C no brain lesions, Others = any type of Lewy body pathology as Parkinson’s disease, Lewy body dementia – 8 cases, or multiple system atrophy (1 case), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (2 cases) or brain metastases (14 cases)