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How is multi-infarct dementia found?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in 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 diagnosis is made by the history provided by the patient and the family.
Answered on May 7, 2016
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Miulti strokes: Infarct is a cutoff of blood. Enough in brain surely can lead to dementia.
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People who have: Circulatory problems in the brain are the people who get multi-infarct dementia.
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