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What is Cerebral Atrophy?

What is Cerebral Atrophy?

  • Cerebral Atrophy: Wasting away of the brain.

Cerebral Atrophy: Introduction

Types of Cerebral Atrophy:

Broader types of Cerebral Atrophy:

How serious is Cerebral Atrophy?

Prognosis of Cerebral Atrophy: The prognosis for individuals with the disorder varies. Progressive cerebral atrophy is fatal because the atrophy spreads to all parts of the brain. Cerebral atrophy that is limited to a specific area of the brain affects normal functioning, however, it is not necessarily fatal. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cerebral Atrophy Information Page: NINDS)

What causes Cerebral Atrophy?

Causes of Cerebral Atrophy: see causes of Cerebral Atrophy

What are the symptoms of Cerebral Atrophy?

Symptoms of Cerebral Atrophy: see symptoms of Cerebral Atrophy

Cerebral Atrophy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Cerebral Atrophy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Cerebral Atrophy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Cerebral Atrophy: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Cerebral Atrophy.
Treatments for Cerebral Atrophy: see treatments for Cerebral Atrophy
Research for Cerebral Atrophy: see research for Cerebral Atrophy

Organs Affected by Cerebral Atrophy:

Organs and body systems related to Cerebral Atrophy include:

Name of Cerebral Atrophy

Main name of condition: Cerebral Atrophy

Cerebral Atrophy: Related Conditions

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