Posterior cortical atrophy: clinical characteristics and differences compared to Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Mendez2002PosteriorCA,
  title={Posterior cortical atrophy: clinical characteristics and differences compared to Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Mario F. Mendez and Mehdi Ghajarania and Kent M Perryman},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={33-40}
}
BACKGROUND Predominant and progressive complex visual disorders are often due to posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), a rare early-onset dementing syndrome presenting with visual complaints. In clinicopathological studies, PCA is most commonly considered a form of Alzheimer's disease (AD); no prior study has evaluated clinical differences between PCA and AD. METHODS This study identified 15 patients who presented with progressive complex visual disorders and predominant occipitoparietal… CONTINUE READING
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