Which vascular lesions are of importance in vascular dementia?
Most necropsy surveys of dementia have found that vascular disease is second only to Alzheimer's disease as a cause of dementia. Alzheimer's disease and cerebrovascular disease also often coexist. The purpose of the present study was to determine the nature of the cerebrovascular lesions that are most significant in producing dementia. These were analyzed in a group of cases of dementia in which only vascular pathology was present and, in particular, no more than trivial amounts of Alzheimer-...Expand abstract
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