Table 1.

Clinicopathologic correlation in the diagnosis of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA)

Clinical diagnosisSource of pathologic specimennPathologic diagnosis
+CAA−CAA
* Three hematoma specimens (two probable CAA and one possible CAA) did not contain vessels and were not counted in these figures.
Probable CAAAll13130
Postmortem brain660
Evacuated hematoma5*50
Cortical biopsy220
Possible CAAAll261610
Postmortem brain844
Evacuated hematoma16*115
Cortical biopsy211
Total392910