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What does senile dementia mean?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Dementia
Loss of cognitive ability (ie dementia) that occurs in old age (senile).
This could include alzheimers or multi infarct (from strokes).

In brief: Dementia
Loss of cognitive ability (ie dementia) that occurs in old age (senile).
This could include alzheimers or multi infarct (from strokes).
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Senile dementia
Is a dementia occurring in an older person.

In brief: Senile dementia
Is a dementia occurring in an older person.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Old fashion term
Senile demenia is now most likely alzheimers disease; as senile meaning old age, means dementia of old age.
The most common form of dementia is ad, but in the oldest old is more likely a combo of ad and vascular disease of the brain.

In brief: Old fashion term
Senile demenia is now most likely alzheimers disease; as senile meaning old age, means dementia of old age.
The most common form of dementia is ad, but in the oldest old is more likely a combo of ad and vascular disease of the brain.
Dr. Theresa Redling
Dr. Theresa Redling
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