Incomplete Infarction Is an Important Component in Cerebrovascular Dementia

  • A. Brun
  • L. Gustafson
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Cerebrovascular dementia (CVD) is thought to be due to complete focal loss of brain tissue: a complete infarction. Partial derangement — incomplete infarction — is not usually recognized as a cause. The aim of the present study was to demonstrate the importance of incomplete infarction in CVD.


Cerebrovascular Lesion Ischemic Score Striatonigral Degeneration Gray Matter Pathology Frontal Lobe Dementia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Brun
    • 1
  • L. Gustafson
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Neuropathology, Department of PathologyUniversity HospitalLundSweden
  2. 2.Department of PsychogeriatricsUniversity of LundLunsSweden

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