Absence of familial association between dementia of Alzheimer type and Down syndrome.

@article{Berr1989AbsenceOF,
  title={Absence of familial association between dementia of Alzheimer type and Down syndrome.},
  author={C Berr and Elsa Borghi and Marie Odile Rethor{\'e} and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Lejeune and Annick Alp{\'e}rovitch},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  year={1989},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={545-50}
}
The aim of this study was to test whether there is an excess of dementia of Alzheimer type (DAT) cases in Down syndrome (DS) relatives. We conducted a case-control study in families of DS children with classical trisomy 21. A control group was constituted of families of children referred to the same hospital for benign diseases. Families of 188 DS children… CONTINUE READING