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Disease Alzheimer Disease

Name Alzheimer Disease
Synonyms Acute Confusional Senile Dementia | AD | AD1, INCLUDED | Alzheimer Dementia (AD) | Alzheimer Disease, Early Onset | ALZHEIMER DISEASE, EARLY-ONSET, WITH CEREBRAL AMYLOID ANGIOPATHY, INCLUDED | Alzheimer Disease, Late Onset | ALZHEIMER DISEASE, PROTECTION AGAINST, INCLUDED | Alzheimer Sclerosis | Alzheimer's Disease | Alzheimer's Disease, Focal Onset | Alzheimer Syndrome | Alzheimer Type Dementia | Alzheimer Type Dementia (ATD) | Alzheimer-Type Dementia (ATD) | Alzheimer Type Senile Dementia | Dementia, Alzheimer (AD) | Dementia, Alzheimer Type | Dementia, Alzheimer-Type (ATD) | Dementia, Presenile | Dementia, Primary Senile Degenerative | Dementia, Senile | Disease, Alzheimer | Disease, Alzheimer's | Early Onset Alzheimer Disease | Familial Alzheimer Disease (FAD) | Focal Onset Alzheimer's Disease | Late Onset Alzheimer Disease | Presenile Alzheimer Dementia | PRESENILE AND SENILE DEMENTIA ALZHEIMER DISEASE, FAMILIAL, 1, INCLUDED | Presenile Dementia | Primary Senile Degenerative Dementia | Sclerosis, Alzheimer | Senile Dementia | Senile Dementia, Acute Confusional | Senile Dementia, Alzheimer Type | Syndrome, Alzheimer
Definition A degenerative disease of the BRAIN characterized by the insidious onset of DEMENTIA. Impairment of MEMORY, judgment, attention span, and problem solving skills are followed by severe APRAXIAS and a global loss of cognitive abilities. The condition primarily occurs after age 60, and is marked pathologically by severe cortical atrophy and the triad of SENILE PLAQUES; NEUROFIBRILLARY TANGLES; and NEUROPIL THREADS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1049-57)
Categories Mental disorder | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D000544
OMIM® ID 104300

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Dementia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Alzheimer Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Neurodegenerative Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tauopathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Alzheimer Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesMental Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Dementia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Alzheimer Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Alzheimer Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 10 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 11 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 12 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 13 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 14 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 15 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 16 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 5 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 6 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 7 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 8 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease 9 Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease, Early-Onset, With Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
  Alzheimer Disease, Familial, 1
  Alzheimer Disease, Familial, 3, with Spastic Paraparesis and Apraxia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Alzheimer Disease, Familial, 3, with Spastic Paraparesis and Unusual Plaques
  Alzheimer Disease, Familial Early-Onset, With Coexisting Amyloid And Prion Pathology
  Alzheimer disease, familial, type 3
  Alzheimer disease type 1
  Alzheimer disease type 2 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Alzheimer disease type 4 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Alzheimer's disease without Neurofibrillary tangles
  Lewy Body Variant of Alzheimer Disease
  Presenile And Senile Dementia