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multi infarct dementia in children

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
57 years experience Psychiatry
Miulti strokes: Infarct is a cutoff of blood. Enough in brain surely can lead to dementia.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Many small strokes: Multiple small "lacunar infarcts" can add up and create a picture very similar to alzheimers, and result in significant cognitive problems. Need to t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
People who have: Circulatory problems in the brain are the people who get multi-infarct dementia.
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Vascular disease: Long standing hypertension increases risk of multi-infarct dementia as does other circulatory problems.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Multi-infarct: Dementia is based on the symptoms of memory loss in a step wise fashion in a person with a history of stroke or small vessel disease. So the diagnosi ... Read More
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Dr. Kalyn Diamond
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Thorough Evaluation: Tests determine whether other medical problems could be causing dementia, such as anemia, brain tumor, chronic infection, drug and medication intoxica ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
All illness are : Diagnosed on the basis of history and physical exam, including required testing.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
15 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: The safety needs of the patient need to be assessed based on the stages of dementia. This process is continuous. If patient is still at home, home vis ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Vascular dementia: Dementia refers to profound memory loss and cognitive impairment. Multi infarct means many episodes of low blood supply to the brain resulting in per ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Two things:: First and foremost, control the underlying contributing factors to the strokes, ie: the high blood pressure or cholesterol or smoking, etc. Secondly ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
57 years experience Psychiatry
First, catch cause: After that there are multiple significant approaches, but time cannot be underestimated.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Yes: Healthy diet with low cholesterol is a good way to prevent it.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
24 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Caused by a stroke: Most people think of vascular dementia (vd) as memory and other brain impairments leading to dementia caused by one or more large strokes. There is an ... Read More

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