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Age-Related Plaque Score for the Histopathologic Evidence of Alzheimer's Disease

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

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Description:

The age-related plaque score is used to grade the histopathologic findings seen in the brain of a patient with dementia. This combined with the patient's clinical findings can be used to make the neuropathologic diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. The score was used by the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD).

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