Clinical subtypes of chronic traumatic encephalopathy: literature review and proposed research diagnostic criteria for traumatic encephalopathy syndrome

@inproceedings{Montenigro2014ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical subtypes of chronic traumatic encephalopathy: literature review and proposed
research diagnostic criteria for traumatic encephalopathy syndrome},
  author={Philip H. Montenigro and Christine M. Baugh and Daniel H. Daneshvar and Jesse B Mez and Andrew E. Budson and Rhoda Au and Douglas I. Katz and Robert C. Cantu and Robert A. Stern},
  booktitle={Alzheimer's Research & Therapy},
  year={2014}
}
The long-term consequences of repetitive head impacts have been described since the early 20th century. Terms such as punch drunk and dementia pugilistica were first used to describe the clinical syndromes experienced by boxers. A more generic designation, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), has been employed since the mid-1900s and has been used in recent years to describe a neurodegenerative disease found not just in boxers but in American football players, other contact sport athletes… CONTINUE READING
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