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Cerebral amyloid angiopathy in dementia and old age.

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A necropsy study of 159 elderly patients drawn mainly from a prospectively assessed geriatric hospital population was carried out to investigate the relationship of cerebral amyloid angiopathy to Alzheimer's disease, other CNS disease and ageing. About half the patients were demented and the majority of these had Alzheimer's disease. In Alzheimer's disease there was an incidence of cerebral amyloid angiopathy of 82%. Among the other groups of patients, both demented and non-demented, the inci...

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10.1136/jnnp.49.11.1221

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
49
Issue:
11
Pages:
1221-1226
Publication date:
1986-11-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:e74ea4c4-5c34-4f28-b750-c6936532743a
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35362
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pubs:35362

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