Vascular Dementia (from NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries)

Features (quote):

Vascular dementia, or more accurately, vascular cognitive impairment, is the end result of damage to the brain caused by cerebrovascular disease. This can be a major cerebrovascular event such as a stroke, or many unrecognized small strokes (multi-infarcts), or chronic changes in very small blood vessels (subcortical dementia).

Read more: NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries – Clinical topic – Dementia…Vascular dementia.

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