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vascular dementia

Saltos de línea: vas¦cu|lar de|men¦tia

Definición de vascular dementia en inglés:


[mass noun] Medicine
A common form of dementia caused by an impaired supply of blood to the brain, such as may be caused by a series of small strokes: my mother had a history of wandering off and had been diagnosed with vascular dementia
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The management of vascular dementia consists of controlling risk factors such as hypertension and smoking.
  • Much of the evidence derives from small retrospective studies of uncertain reliability, many of which excluded vascular dementia.
  • However, some forms of vascular dementia progress slowly, making them difficult to distinguish from Alzheimer's disease.

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