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Does posterior cortical atrophy progress into general dementia? please, need some answers?

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
Addiction Medicine 55 years experience
Yes.: It is not known whether PCA is a variant of Alzheimer's or not as the symptoms are very similar.In PCA the atrophy starts in the back of the brain rather than a global atrophy.
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