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Binswanger Type of Senile Vascular Dementia

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for findings associated with Binswanger type of vascular senile dementia (VSD).

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

F01.2

Description:

Binswanger described a form of vascular dementia that affects the elderly in 1894. It is a form of subcortical dementia and is potentially reversible if the causes can be identified early.

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