Alzheimer's disease

Eric M. Reiman, Richard J. Caselli

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This article reviews the clinical and neuropathological features of Alzheimer's disease, its known genetic and non-genetic risk factors, procedures used to make the diagnosis and rule out other reversible and non-reversible forms of dementia, and the treatment strategies used to help patients and their families cope with the problem. In addition, it considers how neuroimaging techniques promise to characterize the brain changes which precede the onset of cognitive impairment in persons at risk for Alzheimer's disease and identify treatments to prevent the onset of dementia. Copyright (C) 1999 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-200
Number of pages16
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 15 1999


  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Clinical features
  • Neuropathological features
  • Treatment strategies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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