cerebral atrophy


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cerebral atrophy

1. Alzheimer's disease, see there.
2. Pick's disease, see there.
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Neary, "Semantic dementia: a form of circumscribed cerebral atrophy," Behavioural Neurology, vol.
"Evidence for this has been extrapolated from pre-1975 cases where bromine-containing sedatives resulted in emergency room visits and incorrect diagnoses of psychosis and brain damage due to side effects such as depression, memory loss, hallucinations, violent tendencies, seizures, cerebral atrophy, acute irritability, tremors, ataxia, confusion, loss of peripheral vision, slurred speech, stupor, tendon reflex changes, photophobia due to enlarged pupils, and extensor plantar responses."
Mild, diffuse cerebral atrophy was the only gross brain abnormality (brain weight 1,210 g).
Kalmadi, 67, underwent tests at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi with the report confirming he was suffering from "diffused cerebral atrophy".
Bilateral subdural effusion, cerebral atrophy and cystic encephalomalacia are most likely attributed to either hypoxic ischaemic incident at birth, vascular steal or chronic venous hypertension.
3) Mixed cerebral atrophy (cortico-subcortical): sum of first two types together.
"I have had cerebral atrophy since birth, but I went to a regular school and am now in college.
Some research suggests that the higher a person's BMI, the greater the risk of cerebral atrophy, often an early indication of dementia.
Marked cerebral atrophy without evidence of inflammation was observed grossly and histologically in the bird in this report.
"Recently, obesity in elderly women was shown to be associated with greater cerebral atrophy and white matter hyperintensity," the investigators said.
Plaques, scars, dilated ventricles, and cerebral atrophy all diminish cognitive function.
In the early stages of RS, cerebral atrophy may be apparent only in the temporo-insular area.

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