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Mesh term Dementia, Vascular

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Cerebrovascular Disorders
Dementia
Intracranial Arteriosclerosis
Leukoencephalopathies

Description

An imprecise term referring to dementia associated with CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS, including CEREBRAL INFARCTION (single or multiple), and conditions associated with chronic BRAIN ISCHEMIA. Diffuse, cortical, and subcortical subtypes have been described. (From Gerontol Geriatr 1998 Feb;31(1):36-44)


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CADASIL
Dementia, Multi-Infarct


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