Descriptions of the neurodegenerative diseases seen and studied at the MAC

Vascular Dementia

Vascular dementia is a subtly progressive worsening of memory and other cognitive functions due to chronic, reduced blood flow in the brain, eventually resulting in dementia. Clinically, patients with vascular dementia may look very similar to patients with Alzheimer's, and the two diseases are very difficult to distinguish from each other.

What is vascular dementia?

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