Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Signs and Symptoms

Jasvinder P. Chawla, MD, MBA

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February 02, 2021

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by cognitive and behavioral impairment that significantly interferes with social and occupational functioning. The disease has a long preclinical period and progressive course during which plaques develop in the hippocampus and other areas of the cerebral cortex. Whether plaques themselves cause AD or whether they are a by-product of the disease process remains an open question.

Are you familiar with the signs and symptoms of AD? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.

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