Corticobasal degeneration

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Corticobasal ganglionic degeneration (CBgD) or corticobasal ganglionic degeneration (CBGD) is a rare, progressive neurodegenerative disease involving the cerebral cortex and the basal ganglia. CBgD symptoms typically begin in people from 50 to 70 years […]

HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) are neurological disorders associated with HIV infection and AIDS. HAND may include neurological disorders of various severity. HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders are associated with a metabolic encephalopathy induced by HIV infection […]

Clinical Dementia Rating

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     The Clinical Dementia Rating or CDR is a numeric scale used to quantify the severity of symptoms of dementia (i.e. its ‘stage’). Using a structured-interview protocol developed by Charles Hughes, Leonard Berg, John […]

Progressive nonfluent aphasia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Progressive nonfluent aphasia (PNFA) is one of three clinical syndromes associated with frontotemporal lobar degeneration. PNFA has an insidious onset of language deficits over time as opposed […]

Postoperative cognitive dysfunction

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is a decline in cognitive function (especially in memory and executive functions) that may last from 1-12 months after surgery, or longer. In some cases, this disorder may […]

Cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome (CCAS), also called “Schmahmann’s syndrome” is a condition that follows from lesions (damage) to the cerebellum of the brain. It refers to a constellation […]

Progressive supranuclear palsy

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP; or the Steele–Richardson–Olszewski syndrome, after the doctors who described it in 1963) is a degenerative diseaseinvolving the gradual deterioration and death of specific volumes […]

Mild cognitive impairment

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI), also known as incipient dementia and isolated memory impairment, is a neurological disorder that occurs in older adults which involves cognitive impairments with minimal impairment in instrumental activities of daily living. MCI involves […]