Olfactory recognition: differential impairments in early and late Huntington's and Alzheimer's diseases.

@article{Moberg1987OlfactoryRD,
  title={Olfactory recognition: differential impairments in early and late Huntington's and Alzheimer's diseases.},
  author={Paul J. Moberg and Godfrey D. Pearlson and Lynn J Speedie and Jason Lipsey and Milton E. Strauss and Susan E. Folstein},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={1987},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={650-64}
}
Forty-two patients with senile dementia of the Alzheimer type (SDAT), 38 patients with Huntington's disease (HD) and matched normal controls were administered tests of olfactory, verbal, and visual recognition after being screened for normal olfactory discrimination. Early-affected Huntington's patients (EHD) with minimal chorea or cognitive deficit displayed marked deficits in olfactory recognition despite normal verbal and visual performance, even after correction for task difficulty… CONTINUE READING

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