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Alzheimer's disease brain comparison.jpg
Comparison o a normal aged brain (left) an the brain o a person wi Alzheimer's (richt). Differential characteristics are pyntit oot.
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Specialty Neurology, psychiatry
ICD-10 F00-F07
ICD-9-CM 290-294
DiseasesDB 29283
MedlinePlus 000739
eMedicine article/793247
Patient UK Dementia
MeSH D003704

Dementia, an aa kent as senility,[1] is a broad category o brain diseases that cause a lang term an eften gradual decrease in the ability tae think an remember that is great enough tae affect a person's daily functionin.[2]

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  1. "Dementia". MedlinePlus. U.S. National Library of Medicine. 14 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015. Dementia Also called: Senility 
  2. "Dementia Fact sheet N°362". April 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2014.