Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Differential Diagnosis and Workup

Jasvinder P. Chawla, MD, MBA; Shaheen E. Lakhan, MD, PhD, MS, MEd


September 12, 2023

Alzheimer's disease, a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative disease, is the most common form of dementia in developed countries, accounting for 60%-80% of cases worldwide. The burden on families, healthcare systems, and healthcare costs is expected to reach just under 1 trillion (USD) by 2050.

Because approximately 50 million people worldwide are living with dementia (a figure that is expected to reach 150 million by 2050), distinguishing Alzheimer's disease from other forms of dementia is essential to ensure early diagnosis and appropriate intervention.

How much do you know about the differential diagnosis and workup of Alzheimer's disease? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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