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CEREBRAL ANGIOMA

GENETICS

PATTERN OF INHERITANCE
  • 80% - without family history, either occurring by chance, or due to a de novo acquired somatic gene abnormality.
  • 20% - familial inheritance, with autosomal dominant inheritance (multiple angiomas are more common in familial cases).
KNOWN GENES

CCM1, CCM2 and CCM3.

FAMILY HISTORY

May be present (see above).

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