Alois Alzheimer

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Aloysius Alzheimer
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Dr. Alois Alzheimer
Born14 Juin 1864(1864-06-14)
Marktbreit, Bavarie
Died19 December 1915(1915-12-19) (aged 51)
Breslau, Prussia (nou Wrocław, Poland)
Cause o daith
Heart failur
EddicationVarsity o Tübingen
Varsity o Würzburg
Kent forFirst published case o "presenile dementia" (Alzheimer's disease)
Medical career
PerfaisionPsychiatrist, Physeecian
InstitutionsInstitute for the Insane an Epileptic ("Irrenschloss"), Frankfurt am Main
SpecialismNeuropathology
SignaturAlois Alzheimer signature.svg

Aloysius "Alois" Alzheimer (German pronunciation: [ˈaːloˌis ˈalts.haɪmɐ]) (14 Juin 1864 – 19 December 1915) wis a German psychiatrist an neuropathologist an a colleague o Emil Kraepelin. Alzheimer is creditit wi identifyin the first published case o "presenile dementia", which Kraepelin would later identify as Alzheimer's disease.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Berrios G E (1991) Alzheimer’s Disease: A Conceptual History. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 5: 355-365