Vascular dementia: emerging trends.

  title={Vascular dementia: emerging trends.},
  author={Neelum Thanik Aggarwal and Charles DeCarli},
  journal={Seminars in neurology},
  volume={27 1},
Vascular dementia is a term used to describe a constellation of cognitive and functional impairment that can be viewed as a subset of the larger syndrome of vascular cognitive impairment associated with cerebrovascular brain injury. Vascular dementia is a common disorder among the elderly, although it can also occur in younger persons. Comprising 20% of all cases of dementia in the United States, vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer's disease. Patients… CONTINUE READING
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