Patients with neuropathological changes of Alzheimer disease may not be demented during initial evaluation of memory disturbance. Understanding current issues regarding the patient with incipient degenerative dementia should help identify those at greatest risk for progression and may help delay onset of symptoms.
Source: Compr Ther 1999 Aug-Oct;25(8-10):390-6
PMID: 10520440, UI: 99450143
(Albuquerque Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, Department of Neurology, University of New Mexico 87108, USA.)