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Morphology of the Brain in Normal Aging and in Processes of Dementia: Neuropathology and CT Findings

  • K. Kohlmeyer

Abstract

This contribution on normal brain aging and dementias will not consider the not so frequent cerebral diseases leading to dementia during the senile or presenile period of life, such as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Pick’s and Creutzfeldt-Jakob’s diseases, because altogether they account for at most 5% of all cases of dementia. Only the morphology of normal brain aging and the two most frequent causes of dementia in old age — senile dementia of Alzheimer’s type (SDAT) and multi-infarct dementia (MID) — will be discussed.

Keywords

Compute Tomography Finding Cerebral Spinal Fluid Cerebral Atrophy Frontal Horn Cortical Sulcus 
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