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Alzheimer’s Dementia: Diagnosis. autopsy Plaques and tangles in neurons Not detectable on fMRI Show up as neural death. Alzheimer’s. Control. Functional brain scan. Alzheimer’s D ementia. Control. Alzheimer’s Disease: Superimposed brain scans 11 months apart.

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Alzheimer s dementia diagnosis l.jpg

Alzheimer’s Dementia: Diagnosis

  • autopsy

    • Plaques and tangles in neurons

    • Not detectable on fMRI

    • Show up as neural death

Alzheimer’s

Control


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Functional brain scan

Alzheimer’s

Dementia

Control


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Alzheimer’s Disease:Superimposed brain scans 11 months apart


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Brain Scan of an individual with vascular dementia.The arrows point to small areas of vascular damage called “infarcts”


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Brain Scan of an individual withfronto-temporal dementia.


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Brain activity in two individuals with dementia

Frontotemporal Dementia

Alzheimer’s

Dementia


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