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which part of the brain is affected with dementia?

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Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on type: Dementias are of various types, and they start out by afrecting different parts of the brain. However, in their most advanced stages all dementias affect multiple region sod the brain.
Answered on Aug 8, 2018
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Most if not all: Dementias affect entire brain functions in the end, but mainly affect some areas more than others. Alzheimer's the frontal, parietal, and temporal mainly. Fronto-temporal, the frontal and temporal areas. Diffuse lewy body disease, involves occipital lobe, basal ganglia, temporal and parietal areas. But all of these are disorders of misfolded proteins, and deplete multi-neurotransmitters.
Answered on May 12, 2016

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