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vascular dementia


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A form of dementia associated with neurological signs and symptoms (such as exaggerated deep tendon reflexes) or laboratory findings indicating cerebrovascular disease (such as multiple cortical infarcts) that are judged to be responsible for the disorder. Also called arteriosclerotic dementia, multi-infarct dementia (MID). [From Latin vasculum a little vessel, diminutive of vas a vessel]

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