Pseudoexfoliation and Alzheimer's disease: a population-based 30-year follow-up study.

  title={Pseudoexfoliation and Alzheimer's disease: a population-based 30-year follow-up study.},
  author={Curt Ekstr{\"o}m and Lena Kilander},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  volume={92 4},
PURPOSE   To determine the effect of pseudoexfoliation (PEX) on the development of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in a population in which PEX is a common finding. The relationship between open-angle glaucoma (OAG) and AD was also studied. METHODS   Predictors of incident AD, including mixed and unspecified dementia, were analysed in a cohort of 679 residents 65-74 years of age, examined in a population survey in the municipality of Tierp, Sweden, 1984-1986. To expand the cohort, participants in… CONTINUE READING
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