Alzheimer and his disease: a brief history

@article{Cipriani2010AlzheimerAH,
  title={Alzheimer and his disease: a brief history},
  author={Gabriele Cipriani and Cristina Dolciotti and Lucia Picchi and Ubaldo Bonuccelli},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={32},
  pages={275-279}
}
More than 100 years ago, Alois Alzheimer first described the clinical and pathological features of an unusual brain disease during the meeting of the Society of Southwest German Psychiatrists in Tübingen: the patient, Auguste Deter, suffered memory loss, disorientation, hallucinations and delusions and died at the age of 55. In 1910, Emil Kraepelin named the condition with the eponym of “Alzheimer’s disease” (AD) that is, now, the most common neurodegenerative disease with more than 25 million… 
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