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.
Medscape © 2023 WebMD, LLC
Any views expressed above are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of WebMD or Medscape.
Cite this: Jasvinder P. Chawla, Shaheen E. Lakhan. Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Signs and Symptoms - Medscape - Feb 09, 2023.