Pathological verification of ischemic score in differentiation of dementias.

  title={Pathological verification of ischemic score in differentiation of dementias.},
  author={W G Rosen and Robert D. Terry and P A Fuld and Robert Katzman and Alison Peck},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  volume={7 5},
Fourteen case histories of persons who had a histological diagnosis of either senile dementia of the Alzheimer type, multiinfarct dementia, or a mixed dementia composed of these two types and who showed evidence of a moderate to severe dementia on psychological testing were rated for the presence of thirteen clinical features comprising Hachinski's Ischemic Score. These features are frequently considered primarily characteristic of vascular dementia. Persons with senile dementia of the… CONTINUE READING
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