Chapter 4: Pathophysiology of Alzheimer's Disease

Shelley J Allen, David Dawbarn

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Abstract

• Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive dementia with loss of neurons and the presence of two main microscopic neuropathological hallmarks: extracellular amyloid plaques and intracellular neurofibrillary tangles

• Early onset AD, the rare familial form, is the result of a mutation in one of three genes
Translated title of the contributionPathophysiology of Alzheimer's Disease
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAlzheimer's Disease
EditorsGunhild Waldemar, Alistair Burns
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages27-35
Number of pages8
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)9780199569854
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2009

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NameOxford Neurology Library
PublisherOxford University Press

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  • Chapter 2: Pathophysiology of Alzheimer's disease

    Allen-Birt, S., 30 May 2017, Alzheimer's Disease. Waldemar, G. & Burns, A. (eds.). 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, 10 p. (Oxford Neurology Library).

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