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Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles

Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles: Introduction

Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles: A form of Alzheimer's that involves only plaques and no neurofibrillary tangles. This form tends to have an older age of onset and death and a shorter disease duration. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles is available below.

Symptoms of Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles

Treatments for Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles

  • There is no known cure for Alzheimer's disease, but some medications may have benefit in preserving independence for a period of time, and prolonging the time that the patient can be managed at home. These include:
    • Anticholinesterases - Donezepil, Galantamine, Rivastigmine, Tacrine
    • NMDA antagonist - Memantine
  • Management of neuropsychiatric symptoms is also important. Both drug and non-drug therapies are used. Medications utilised include:
    • Antipsychotics - for agitation and psychosis
  • more treatments...»

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Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles: Complications

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Causes of Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles

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Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor, which...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults....read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease ...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from their...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis ...read more »

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Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles: Rare Types

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Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles, or a subtype of Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles

  1. Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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