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Glossary for CNS causes of memory problems

Medical terms related to CNS causes of memory problems or mentioned in this section include:

  • AIDS: A term given to HIV patients who have a low CD4 count (below 200) which means that they have low levels of a type of immune cell called T-cells. AIDS patients tend to develop opportunistic infections and cancers. Opportunistic infections are infections that would not normally affect a person with a healthy immune system. The HIV virus is a virus that attacks the body's immune system.
  • Alzheimer's Disease: A progressive degenerative disease of the brain of unknown cause
  • Alzheimer's disease: A progressive degenerative disease of the brain of unknown cause
  • Brain cancer: Cancer of the brain.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Confusion: Mental confusion and impaired thinking.
  • Dementia: Mental confusion and impaired thought.
  • Depression: Inappropriate depressed mood.
  • Depressive symptoms: Inappropriate depressed mood.
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Forgetfulness: Forgetting things or loss of memory ability
  • Memory problems: Memory problems are difficulties with recalling people, places, names, events and other points.
  • Memory problems related to neurological disorders: Memory problems related to neurological disorders refers to difficulty with memory that is linked to a disorder of the nervous system.
  • Memory symptoms: Symptoms related to memory ability such as forgetfulness.
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Psychotic Behaviour: Inability or opposition to recognize and accept reality and to relate this to others.
  • Seizures: Uncontrolled physical movements
  • Seizures -- intellectual deficit due to hydroxylysinuria: A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, seizures and high levels of hydroxylysine in the urine.
  • Stroke: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: CNS causes of memory problems:

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