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Multiinfarct dementia

Multiinfarct dementia: Introduction

Multiinfarct dementia: also known as vascular dementia. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Multiinfarct dementia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Multiinfarct dementia: Symptom Checker

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Multiinfarct dementia Treatments

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Multiinfarct dementia: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Multiinfarct dementia

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Multiinfarct dementia: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Multiinfarct dementia

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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 more »

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Article Excerpts about Multiinfarct dementia

Multi-infarct dementia (MID), a common cause of dementia in the elderly, occurs when blood clots block small blood vessels in the brain and destroy brain tissue. Probable risk factors are high blood pressure and advanced age. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Multi-Infarct Dementia Information Page: NINDS)

Multi-infarct dementia (MID), a common cause of dementia in the elderly, occurs when blood clots... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Multi-Infarct Dementia Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Multiinfarct dementia:

Dementia, due to significant cerebrovascular disease, with a stepwise deteriorating course and a 'patchy' distribution of neurologic deficits.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Dementia, due to significant cerebrovascular disease, with a stepwise deteriorating course and a 'patchy' distribution of neurologic deficits.
- (Source - CRISP)

Multiinfarct dementia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Multiinfarct dementia, or a subtype of Multiinfarct dementia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Multiinfarct dementia

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How Common are these Causes of Multiinfarct dementia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Multiinfarct dementia. Of the 8 causes of Multiinfarct dementia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 7 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Multiinfarct dementia:

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Causes of Multiinfarct dementia Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Multiinfarct dementia:

    Vascular dementia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

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    Medical Conditions associated with Multiinfarct dementia:

    Memory symptoms (523 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Multiinfarct dementia:

    Cardiovascular disease (106 causes), Cerebrovascular disease, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Hypercholesterolemia (27 causes), Hypertension (398 causes), Ischemia, Smoking

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