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Sudden onset of memory loss in the elderly: Sudden onset of memory loss in the elderly is the rapid development of memory deficiency in an older adult. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Sudden onset of memory loss in the elderly, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Sudden onset of memory loss in the elderly:
Seniors health symptoms, 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)
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