The neuropathology of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

  title={The neuropathology of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.},
  author={Ann C. McKee and Thor D. Stein and Patrick T. Kiernan and Victor E. Alvarez},
  journal={Brain pathology},
  volume={25 3},
Repetitive brain trauma is associated with a progressive neurological deterioration, now termed as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Most instances of CTE occur in association with the play of sports, but CTE has also been reported in association with blast injuries and other neurotrauma. Symptoms of CTE include behavioral and mood changes, memory loss, cognitive impairment and dementia. Like many other neurodegenerative diseases, CTE is diagnosed with certainty only by neuropathological… CONTINUE READING
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