Cover Image

Varied Presentations of Dementia - Case Reports



Dementia is a state of impaired memory with loss of other cognitive abilities or change in personality that is persistent and interferes with previously achieved levels of social or occupational function. Clinically distinction between various types of dementia is important as it can have   profound implications for management and prognosis. Here we report three case reports of dementia admitted in our ward with varied presentations.



Full Text:



. Kennedy, GJ. Dementia in Geriatric Medicine, an Evidence Based Approach, 4th Ed. Cassel et al, Eds. 2003.

Larson EB, Shadlen MF, Wang L, McCormick WC, Bowen JD, Teri L, Kukull WA. Survival after initial diagnosis of Alzheimer disease. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Apr 6;140(7):501-9.

Mayeux R: Clinical practice. Early Alzheimer's disease. N Engl J Med 362:2194, 2010[PMID: 20558370]

Hazzard’s geriatric medicine and gerontology ,p797,6th edition

Harrison’s principles of internal medicine,18th edition.chap 371


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

An initiative of The Tamil Nadu Dr M.G.R. Medical University