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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
dementia +     
tauopathy +     
AIDS Dementia Complex  
Alzheimer's disease +   
A tauopathy that is characterized by memory lapses, confusion, emotional instability and progressive loss of mental ability and results in progressive memory loss, impaired thinking, disorientation, and changes in personality and mood starting and leads in advanced cases to a profound decline in cognitive and physical functioning and is marked histologically by the degeneration of brain neurons especially in the cerebral cortex and by the presence of neurofibrillary tangles and plaques containing beta-amyloid. (DO)
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-parkinsonism/dementia complex 1  
Ataxia with Myoclonic Epilepsy and Presenile Dementia 
Cerebral Amyloidosis with Spongiform Encephalopathy +   
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease +   
deafness-dystonia-optic neuronopathy syndrome  
Dementia/Parkinsonism with Non-Alzheimer Amyloid Plaques 
Diffuse Neurofibrillary Tangles with Calcification 
Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration +   
Huntington's disease +   
Huntington's disease-like 2  
ITM2B-related cerebral amyloid angiopathy 2  
juvenile amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with dementia 
Kluver-Bucy syndrome +  
Kohlschutter-Tonz syndrome  
Lewy body dementia +   
MAST syndrome  
Motor Neuron Disease with Dementia and Ophthalmoplegia 
Presenile Dementia, Kraepelin Type 
Primary Progressive Aphasia +   
progressive supranuclear palsy +   
Spastic Paraplegia, Optic Atrophy, and Dementia 
vascular dementia +   
Wright Dyck Syndrome 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: AD ;   Alzheimer Disease ;   Alzheimer Disease, Susceptibility To ;   Alzheimer Sclerosis ;   Alzheimer Syndrome ;   Alzheimer Type Dementia ;   Alzheimer Type Dementia (ATD) ;   Alzheimer Type Senile Dementia ;   Alzheimer dementia (AD) ;   Alzheimers dementia ;   Early Onset Alzheimer Disease ;   Familial Alzheimer Disease (FAD) ;   Focal Onset Alzheimer's Disease ;   Late Onset Alzheimer Disease ;   Presenile Alzheimer Dementia ;   SDAT ;   acute confusional senile dementia ;   presenile dementia ;   primary senile degenerative dementia ;   senile dementia
Narrow Synonyms: ALZHEIMER DISEASE, EARLY-ONSET, WITH CEREBRAL AMYLOID ANGIOPATHY ;   ALZHEIMER DISEASE, PROTECTION AGAINST ;   EARLY-ONSET FAMILIAL ALZHEIMER DISEASE ;   presenile and senile dementia
Related Synonyms: Alzheimer Disease, Early-Onset, Susceptibility To ;   Alzheimer Disease, Late-Onset, Susceptibility To ;   Alzheimer disease, association with ;   alpha-2-macroglobulin polymorphism ;   familial Alzheimer disease ;   transferrin variant C1/C2
Primary IDs: MESH:D000544
Alternate IDs: OMIM:502500
Xrefs: GARD:10254 ;   ICD9CM:331.0 ;   NCI:C2866
Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alzheimer%27s_disease "DO" "DO", http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alzheimer%27s%20disease "DO" "DO", http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/alzheimers-disease-fact-sheet "DO" "DO"

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