presenile


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presenile

(priːˈsiːnaɪl)
adj
(Physiology) occurring before the onset of old age
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Studies like this one are important because there is little research on presenile dementia, Dr.
Sanfilippo b in an elderly female psychiatric patient: A rare but relevant diagnosis in presenile dementia.
The aim of this study was to evaluate and contribute to our national body of knowledge regarding the causes of low vision, methods of vision enhancement, and utilization of low vision rehabilitation in presenile and senile individuals presenting for low vision rehabilitation.
Shen, "Hashimoto's encephalopathy mimicking presenile dementia," General Hospital Psychiatry, vol.
At that time, I clinically diagnosed the case as atypical presenile Alzheimer's disease with parkinsonism, and the autopsy was done on the patient.
Chronic destructive periodontal disease in patients with presenile osteoporosis.
Two autopsy cases of presenile onset with minimal involvement of the brainstem.
The primary endpoint was new diagnosis of presenile and senile dementia.
According to the diagnostic criteria of the Chinese Classification of Mental Disorders, third edition (CCMD-3) (1)--a national classification and diagnostic system widely used by psychiatrists in China--AD dementia is divided into 3 subtypes: senile dementia, presenile dementia, and mixed dementia.
The regulatory change comes after an Institute of Medicine (IOM) study found "sufficient evidence of an association" between moderate or severe TBI and Parkinsonism; dementias (which VA understands to include presenile dementia of the Alzheimer type and post-traumatic dementia); depression (which also was associated with mild TBI); and diseases of hormone deficiency that may result from hypothalamo-pituitary changes.
Disability Classification Timeframe Unprovoked seizures moderate or severe N/A (diagnosed) Parkinson's moderate or severe N/A Dementia (1) moderate or severe within 15 years Depression mild within 12 months Depression moderate or severe within three years Diseases of hormone moderate or severe within 12 months deficiency (2) (1) Specific to presenile dementia of the Alzheimer type and post-traumatic dementia (2) Specific to diseases that result from hypothalamo-pituitary changes
She was diagnosed in 1901 by Alois Alzheimer, who examined Ms Deter's brain when she died and he described the distinctive damage as an indicator of a form of presenile dementia.