Senile dementia of the Binswanger type. A vascular form of dementia in the elderly.

@article{Romn1987SenileDO,
  title={Senile dementia of the Binswanger type. A vascular form of dementia in the elderly.},
  author={Gustavo C. Rom{\'a}n},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1987},
  volume={258 13},
  pages={1782-8}
}
Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in the elderly have demonstrated the common occurrence of deep white-matter lesions in the aging brain. These radiologic lesions (leukoaraiosis) may represent an early marker of dementia. At autopsy, an ischemic periventricular leukoencephalopathy (Binswanger's disease) has been found in most cases. The… CONTINUE READING