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Cerebral Atrophy

Cerebral Atrophy: Introduction

Cerebral Atrophy: Cerebral atrophy is a condition characterized by a decrease in the size or a wasting away of brain cells and tissues. It may result from malnutrition, ... more about Cerebral Atrophy.

Cerebral Atrophy: Wasting away of the brain. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cerebral Atrophy is available below.

Symptoms of Cerebral Atrophy

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Causes of Cerebral Atrophy

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Cerebral Atrophy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which more »

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Prognosis for Cerebral Atrophy

Prognosis for 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)

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Cerebral atrophy is a condition characterized by a decrease in the size or a wasting away of brain cells and tissues. It may result from malnutrition, abnormal cell or hormonal changes, or stroke. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cerebral Atrophy Information Page: NINDS)


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