Alzheimer's disease 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 Alzheimer's disease or whether they are a by-product of the disease process remains an open question.
Are you familiar with the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
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Cite this: Jasvinder P. Chawla, Shaheen E. Lakhan. Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Signs and Symptoms - Medscape - Sep 11, 2023.