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What is the main difference between vascular dementia and alzheimer's disease?
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Dr. Ladislav Volicer
Psychiatry - Geriatric
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In brief: The course
Vascular dementia may be caused by small strokes from which the person may partially recover. So the course of vascular dementia is like a staircase.
Alzheimer's disease is usually more gradual progression of dementia although people may have good and bad days.

In brief: The course
Vascular dementia may be caused by small strokes from which the person may partially recover. So the course of vascular dementia is like a staircase.
Alzheimer's disease is usually more gradual progression of dementia although people may have good and bad days.
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Vascular vs. Alzheim
Alzheimer is diagnosis by exclusion, when other physiologica causes are ruled out, vascular is by abnormality in blood system suchas high blood pressure or stroke, etc.

In brief: Vascular vs. Alzheim
Alzheimer is diagnosis by exclusion, when other physiologica causes are ruled out, vascular is by abnormality in blood system suchas high blood pressure or stroke, etc.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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