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Alzheimer's disease
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Histopathologic image of senile plaques seen in the cerebral cortex in a patient with Alzheimer disease of presenile onset. Silver impregnation (souce: wikipedia.org)
ICD-10 G30., F00.
ICD-9 331.0, 290.1
OMIM 104300
DiseasesDB 490
MedlinePlus 000760
MeSH D000544

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Syed Hassan A. Kazmi BSc, MD [2], Aravind Reddy Kothagadi M.B.B.S[3], Akshun Kalia M.B.B.S.[4], Amandeep Singh M.D.[5], Kiran Singh, M.D. [6], Haleigh Williams, B.S.

Synonyms and Keywords: AD; Alzheimer's; Alzheimer dementia; Alzheimer disease; Alzheimer sclerosis; Alzheimer's syndrome; Alzheimer-type dementia; Presenile and senile dementia; Primary senile degenerative dementia; Senile dementia of the Alzheimer type; SDAT; Alzhiemer dementia; Alzhiemer's; Alzheimer's dementia care; Alzheimer's caregiving

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic criteria | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory findings | Electrocardiogram | X-ray | CT scan | MRI | Other Imaging Findings | Other diagnostic studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Prevention | Future or Investigational Therapies | Social Impact | Family Impact

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