Dementia/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Dementia.
See also changes related to Dementia, or pages that link to Dementia or to this page or whose text contains "Dementia".


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  • Alzheimer's disease [r]: A degenerative disease of the brain characterized by the insidious onset of dementia; manifests itself in impairment of memory, judgment, attention span, and problem solving skills, followed by severe apraxias and a global loss of cognitive abilities. [e]
  • Frontotemporal lobar degeneration [r]: A rare form of dementia that is sometimes familial. Clinical features include aphasia; apraxia; confusion; anomia; memory loss; and personality deterioration. This pattern is consistent with the pathologic findings of circumscribed atrophy of the poles of the frontal lobe and temporal lobe. [e]

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