[Binswanger's subcortical arteriosclerotic encephalopathy: a special form of dementia associated with systemic arterial hypertension].

Abstract

The encephalopathy is characterized by an important arteriosclerotic involvement of the vessels of the cerebral white matter and a diffuse subcortical demyelination, sparing the cortex. The diagnosis is presently possible, ante mortem, by connecting the clinical picture with the CT scan findings, which are essential. Three cases with Binswanger… (More)

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