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Volume : 1 Issue :1 Month : December (2015)
ALZHEIMER DISEASE
Authors : M.A. Ali

Introduction: Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Alzheimer's is
the most common form of dementia that effects intellectual abilities and interfere with daily life.
Case Presentation: 63 years old patient Mrs. Sajjad Hussain presented with Alzheimer disease. Initially she reported with the symptoms
of headache and vertigo and later developed dementia which is progressive and she is unable to recognize her family members. Neurological
examination showed she is disoriented in space and time and her mini-mental score zero.
Discussion: Alzheimer disease accounts for 60% to 70% of cases of dementia. It is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts
slowly and gets worse over time. The most common early symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events (short term memory loss).
As the disease advances, symptoms can include problems with language, disorientation, loss of motivation, not managing self-care, and
behavioral issues. As a

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