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Progressive dementia: progressive decline in cognitive function due to brain damage. See detailed information below for a list of 65 causes of Progressive dementia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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 Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less...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...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 is...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 Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, and Parkinsons-like symptoms around age 50...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 Alzheimer's disease). The...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Progressive dementia:
Dementia (394 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Progressive dementia:
Alzheimer's disease (2 causes), Vascular dementia, Dementia with lewy bodies, Korsakoff's syndrome, Wernicke's encephalopathy, Creutzfeldt Jakob disease, Benson's syndrome, Syphilis, Subdural hematoma (5 causes), Vitamin B1 deficiency
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