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Are genetic factors important in the aetiology of leukoaraiosis? Results from a memory clinic population.

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OBJECTIVE: To discover whether polymorphism in either the apolipoprotein E (ApoE) or angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) genes is associated with leukoaraiosis, white matter lesions visible on neuroimaging of the brain, which is commonly seen in dementia as well as some normal elderly subjects. DESIGN: Prospective study of consecutive patients attending our memory disorders clinic, to examine the relationship between leukoaraiosis and polymorphism of the ApoE and ACE genes. SETTING: Memory di...

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Journal:
International journal of geriatric psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
9
Pages:
585-590
Publication date:
1998-09-01
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EISSN:
1099-1166
ISSN:
0885-6230
Language:
English
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pubs:60860
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uuid:f73d1f76-f0fc-47fb-bb85-9244c0e1ffc0
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60860
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2012-12-19

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