It is important for you to know that there is nothing that you or your family did that caused you to inherit the CADASIL gene. We have no control over the genes we inherit, just as we have no control over the genes we pass on to our own children.
Should I Get Tested?
Before testing family members for CADASIL, it is very important that a careful discussion of the pros and cons is carried out. This is usually performed by a genetic counselor.
Type of Tests
Explains what two tests are done to confirm diagnosis.