presenile dementia

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presenile dementia

(priːˈsiːnaɪl)
n
(Pathology) a form of dementia, of unknown cause, starting before a person is old
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Noun1.presenile dementia - dementia with onset before the age of 65
dementedness, dementia - mental deterioration of organic or functional origin
Alzheimers, Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's disease - a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s; first symptoms are impaired memory which is followed by impaired thought and speech and finally complete helplessness
Pick's disease - a progressive form of presenile dementia found most often in middle-aged and elderly women and characterized by degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes with loss of intellectual ability and transitory aphasia
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Alois Alzheimer started talking to Auguste Deter, a 50-year-old patient, he immediately realized that there was something wrong with her.
NO hay dolencia mas cruel que la que descubrio a comienzos del siglo XX el doctor Alois Alzheimer.
C'est en 1906 que le D r Alois Alzheimer a pour la premiere fois decrit cette maladie.
La EA fue presentada por primera vez por el psiquiatra y neuropatologista aleman, Alois Alzheimer en Noviembre de 1906 en el 37 Encuentro de Psiquiatras del Sudeste de Alemania.
German Neurologist Alois Alzheimer first reported the autopsy results of a fifty year old female patent named Auguste Deter in 1907.
Alois Alzheimer published details of the "peculiar severe disease process of the cerebral cortex" that he had observed.
This disorder was discovered by the German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer in 1906.
Alois Alzheimer noticed in 1906 the unusual number of plaques and tangles in the brain of a woman who exhibited memory loss, language impairment and behavioral abnormality before dying from a peculiar mental illness, the ailment now named after him has become the most common irreversible form of dementia.
It was discovered in 1906 by German physician Dr Alois Alzheimer, who first described the "peculiar disease" while studying a confused patient with profound memory loss.
The year was 1906 when German doctor Alois Alzheimer ignited the fire of this disease by a simple clinical relationship with his patient.
Os autores trazem claramente a descoberta de que cancer de mama e afetado pela historia familiar (mutacao no cromossomo 17) e tambem trazem a historia da descoberta da doenca de Alzheimer feita pelo psiquiatra e neurologista Alois Alzheimer.
In 1906, German physician Dr Alois Alzheimer first described "a peculiar disease" after studying a patient who had profound memory loss, unfounded suspicions about her family and other worsening psychological changes.