Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Signs and Symptoms

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


September 11, 2023

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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