Disease Information for Dementia, senile

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Sexual disinhibition
Bowel/Stool Incontinence
Failure to Thrive
Weight loss in Elderly
Abulia status/inert/no motivation
Acalcula/Dyscalcula
Anomia
CNS symptoms/signs
Cognitive defect
Daytime Sleepiness
Executive function loss/apathy/inertia
Impaired judgement/signs
Jaw jerk increased
Memory Loss in Elderly
Near recall/memory deficit/defect
Paucity of ideas/conversation
Personality change
Rooting/sucking/snout reflex present/adult
Ruminating Jaw Movements
Scatologia
Short term memory loss
Agitation
Depressed/discouraged/sad
Loss inhibition/Dysinhibition, social
Low Frustration tolerance in Elderly
Personality changes/gradual
Poverty of thought
Queer bizarre behavior/change
Scattered thought process
Incontinent/noncognizant type
Nocturia in Elderly
Urinary Incontinence in Elderly
Urine Incontinence
Failure to Thrive/Adult
Personal hygiene problems/slovenly
Thirst decreased
Weight Loss
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Aged Adult
Status/Nursing home patient/setting
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Elderly Aged
Population/Seventies Adult
Population/Sixties-adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Specific Single Nucleotide Polymorphism/SNIP genome type
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/Head Cortical atrophy
MRI/Head Brain Abnormal
MRI/Head Cortical atrophy
MRI/Head Dilated ventricles/per cortex atrophy
MRI/Head Ventricular enlargement
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Alcohol amnestic disorder
Korsakoff Psychosis/Alcohol Dementia
Normal pressure hydrocephalus
Associated Disease & Complications
Amnesia
Anal Incontinence
Cerebral cortical atrophy
Dementia
Depression, reactive
Pneumonia, recurrent
Secondary Psychosis/Symptomatic
Ineffective Cough or Reflex
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Tranquilizer/sedative administration
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Brain/CNS disorder (ex)
CLASS/Cerebral cortex disorder (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 3p11.1-q11.2
Pathophysiology/Gene locus chromosome 3
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 3p
Pathophysiology/Gene Locus Identified/OMIM database
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Pathophysiology/Neurologic degenerative disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Age/senescence disorder (ex).
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
Definition

neurodegenerative disorder of the CNS resulting in progressive loss of memory and intellectual functions; begins in the middle or later years; characterized by brain lesions such as neurofibrillary tangles and neuritic plaques.

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