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ALZHEIMER DISEASE, PROTECTION AGAINST

MedGen UID:
762362
Concept ID:
C3549448
Disease or Syndrome
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Alzheimer disease, early-onset, with cerebral amyloid angiopathy

MedGen UID:
400198
Concept ID:
C1863053
Disease or Syndrome
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Alzheimer disease, type 1

MedGen UID:
354892
Concept ID:
C1863052
Disease or Syndrome
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Presenile And Senile Dementia

MedGen UID:
323817
Concept ID:
C1541844
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
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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 GTR]

MedGen UID:
1853
Concept ID:
C0002395
Disease or Syndrome
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