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What is vascular dementia? 
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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric
6 doctors agree
In brief: Caused by a stroke
Most people think of vascular dementia as memory and other brain impairments leading to dementia caused by one or more large strokes.
There is another condition related to chronic small damage to the brain ultimately leading to dementia, this used to be called multi-infarct dementia though this phrase isn't used much anymore.

In brief: Caused by a stroke
Most people think of vascular dementia as memory and other brain impairments leading to dementia caused by one or more large strokes.
There is another condition related to chronic small damage to the brain ultimately leading to dementia, this used to be called multi-infarct dementia though this phrase isn't used much anymore.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Vascular dementia
Is a different type of dementia caused by strokes or small vessel disease.
This type of dementia causes a stepwise decline rather than a slow progression.

In brief: Vascular dementia
Is a different type of dementia caused by strokes or small vessel disease.
This type of dementia causes a stepwise decline rather than a slow progression.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Confusion
It is confusion and loss of memory based on narrowing of the blood vessels in the brain.

In brief: Confusion
It is confusion and loss of memory based on narrowing of the blood vessels in the brain.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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