What is presenile dementia?

Early onset dementia. Presenile dementia refers to dementia occurring in younger persons, usually age 65 or younger; since most cases are due to alzheimer's disease, the term is sometimes used as a synonym of dementia of the alzheimer type, early onset.
Early onset. Presenile dementia is early onset dementia. Here is a good resource for you: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001748/ and http://goo.Gl/0r4pr.

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What is the difference between presenile dementia and regular dementia?

Terminology. A difference in terminology... Presenile dementia referred to a dementia with onset prior to 60-> 65 yrs of age, whereas in dementia the onset was later than 65 years. The etiology of the dementia could be the same, that being a dementia of the alzheimer type, pick's disease, lewy body dementia, vascular dementia or mixed type. Some can be diagnosed by symptoms and imaging, tissue is gold standard. Read more...
Age of onset. Early onset dementia usually hereditary may b referred 2 as presenile. Read more...

What are the differences between presenile dementia, amnesia and delirium?

Here it is. in all the conditions you listed memory is affected. delirium – often happens in elderly who developed a medical problem. Confusion and memory problems eventually will resolve. Amnesia – a general term to describe memory loss as a result of - - - usually, a head trauma, seizure etc. pre-senile dementia - is a type of permanent memory loss - like, Alzheimer's - started earlier than expected. Read more...

Can you please tell me how presenile dementia compared with amnesia and delirium differ?

Different focus. Presenile dementia is early memory and other higher cogn process loss. Amnesia is only memeory based losses(several types), and delerium is a clouding of all cogn processes, more confusion-like sx and typically more acute and often toxin/metabolic related-and is an emergency. Read more...