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Alzheimer disease

Alzheimer disease (AD) is characterized by dementia that typically begins with subtle and poorly recognized failure of memory and slowly becomes more severe and, eventually, incapacitating. Other common findings include confusion, poor judgment, language disturbance, agitation, withdrawal, and hallucinations. Occasionally, seizures, Parkinsonian features, increased muscle tone, myoclonus, incontinence, and mutism occur. Death usually results from general inanition, malnutrition, and pneumonia. The typical clinical duration of the disease is eight to ten years, with a range from one to 25 years. Approximately 25% of all AD is familial (i.e., =2 persons in a family have AD) of which approximately 95% is late onset (age >60-65 years) and 5% is early onset (age <65 years). [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
1853
Concept ID:
C0002395
Disease or Syndrome
2.

Mild cognitive disorder

Some forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. However, some people have more memory problems than other people their age. This condition is called mild cognitive impairment, or MCI. People with MCI can take care of themselves and do their normal activities. MCI memory problems may include. -Losing things often. -Forgetting to go to events and appointments. -Having more trouble coming up with words than other people of the same age. Memory problems can also have other causes, including certain medicines and diseases that affect the blood vessels that supply the brain. Some of the problems brought on by these conditions can be managed or reversed. Your health care provider can do thinking, memory, and language tests to see if you have MCI. You may also need to see a specialist for more tests. Because MCI may be an early sign of Alzheimer's disease, it's really important to see your health care provider every 6 to 12 months. At this time, there is no proven drug treatment for MCI. Your health care provider can check to see if you have any changes in your memory or thinking skills over time. NIH: National Institute on Aging.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
220863
Concept ID:
C1270972
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
3.

Episodic

Applied to a sign, symptom, or other manifestation that occurs at least twice and potentially multiple times but separated by an interval in whichthe sign, symptom, or manifestation is not present. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
910017
Concept ID:
CN240220
Organism Attribute
4.

Mild

Mild; asymptomatic or mild symptoms; clinical or diagnostic observations only; intervention not indicated. [from SNOMEDCT_US]

MedGen UID:
268697
Concept ID:
C1513302
Finding
5.

Impairment

Loss or abnormality of psychological, physiological, or anatomic structure or function. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
151925
Concept ID:
C0684336
Finding; Pathologic Function
6.

Cognitive impairment

Abnormality in the process of thought including the ability to process information. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
151917
Concept ID:
C0683322
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
7.

Cognitive impairment

a condition where a person has problems with the ability to think and learn [from CHV]

MedGen UID:
90932
Concept ID:
C0338656
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
8.

Recruitment

MedGen UID:
78772
Concept ID:
C0271510
Disease or Syndrome
9.

Memory impairment

An impairment of memory as manifested by a reduced ability to remember things such as dates and names, and increased forgetfulness. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
68579
Concept ID:
C0233794
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
10.

Neurocognitive disorder

A disorder characterized by a decline primarily in intellectual function due to disease of the brain caused by a variety of acquired conditions such as cerebrovascular disease, Alzheimer's disease, infections, adverse drug reactions and trauma. [from SNOMEDCT_US]

MedGen UID:
873945
Concept ID:
C4041080
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
11.

Disease Attributes

Clinical characteristics of disease or illness. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
199876
Concept ID:
C0752357
Disease or Syndrome
12.

Tauopathies

Neurodegenerative disorders involving deposition of abnormal tau protein isoforms (TAU PROTEINS) in neurons and glial cells in the brain. Pathological aggregations of tau proteins are associated with mutation of the tau gene on chromosome 17 in patients with ALZHEIMER DISEASE; DEMENTIA; PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS; progressive supranuclear palsy (SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY, PROGRESSIVE); and corticobasal degeneration. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
181880
Concept ID:
C0949664
Disease or Syndrome
13.

Diagnosis, Psychiatric

MedGen UID:
138165
Concept ID:
C0376338
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
14.

Course of illness

Stages or progression of physical or mental disorders. Compare PROGNOSIS. [from PSY]

MedGen UID:
116631
Concept ID:
C0242656
Pathologic Function
15.

Neurodegenerative disease

Neurodegenerative disorders, such as Hunter syndrome, or sensory motor neuropathies, such as Friedreich ataxia and Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome. [from LNC]

MedGen UID:
101195
Concept ID:
C0524851
Disease or Syndrome
16.

Dementia

Dementia is the name for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain. It is not a specific disease. People with dementia may not be able to think well enough to do normal activities, such as getting dressed or eating. They may lose their ability to solve problems or control their emotions. Their personalities may change. They may become agitated or see things that are not there. . Memory loss is a common symptom of dementia. However, memory loss by itself does not mean you have dementia. People with dementia have serious problems with two or more brain functions, such as memory and language. Although dementia is common in very elderly people, it is not part of normal aging. Many different diseases can cause dementia, including Alzheimer's disease and stroke. Drugs are available to treat some of these diseases. While these drugs cannot cure dementia or repair brain damage, they may improve symptoms or slow down the disease. NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
99229
Concept ID:
C0497327
Finding; Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
17.

Cognitive disorder

disturbances in the mental process related to thinking, reasoning, and judgment. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
40371
Concept ID:
C0009241
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
18.

Unspecified encephalopathy

Encephalopathy is a term that means brain disease, damage, or malfunction. In general, encephalopathy is manifested by an altered mental state. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
39314
Concept ID:
C0085584
Disease or Syndrome
19.

Psychoses, Traumatic

MedGen UID:
19557
Concept ID:
C0033943
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
20.

Overinclusion

MedGen UID:
14542
Concept ID:
C0029947
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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