Clinical features of argyrophilic grain disease: a retrospective survey of cases with neuropsychiatric symptoms.

@article{Togo2005ClinicalFO,
  title={Clinical features of argyrophilic grain disease: a retrospective survey of cases with neuropsychiatric symptoms.},
  author={Takashi Togo and Daisuke Isojima and Hiroyasu Akatsu and Kyoko Suzuki and Hirotake Uchikado and O Katsuse and Eizo Iseki and Kenji Kosaka and Y Hirayasu},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 12},
  pages={1083-91}
}
OBJECTIVE Although argyrophilic grain disease (AGD) appears common in post-mortem series, its clinical features are not widely known. The aim of this study was to explore such clinical features in neuropathologically-confirmed AGD cases. METHODS After completing a neuropathological assessment of 386 patients, 33 cases (8.5%) were diagnosed as having AGD; 10 were diagnosed as "pure" cases. These subjects had been admitted to geriatric wards of mental hospitals because of behavioral or… CONTINUE READING

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