Cerebral small vessel disease: how does it progress?

  title={Cerebral small vessel disease: how does it progress?},
  author={Klaus Schmidtke and Michael Huell},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
Small vessel disease (SVD), or microangiopathy, of the cerebral white and central grey matter is an important subtype of vascular dementia (VD). SVD-dementia is characterised by a "dysexecutive" type of cognitive impairment, neurological deficits including imbalance and voiding dysfunction, and emotional disturbances. SVD is also frequent among clinically healthy subjects and patients with mild cognitive impairment. It is easily visualised by imaging techniques, but difficult to distinguish… CONTINUE READING
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