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Alzheimer's disease based on PET findings and patient history. Cannot confirm the disease w/o brain biopsy.

Sutcliffe JBS - MedPix

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Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

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Diagnosis: Alzheimer's disease based on PET findings and patient history. Cannot confirm the disease w/o brain biopsy.

History: Fifty seven year-old right handed female with worsening dementia versus pseudodementia over approximately two years.

Findings: PET fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose scan with high resolution axial, sagittal, and coronal images demonstrate marked decreased uptake in the posterior parietal and temporal lobes bilaterally.

Ddx: Alzheimer's disease Parkinson's disease (advanced)

No MeSH data available.


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Alzheimer's disease based on PET findings and patient history. Cannot confirm the disease w/o brain biopsy.

Sutcliffe JBS - MedPix

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Alzheimer's disease based on PET findings and patient history. Cannot confirm the disease w/o brain biopsy.

History: Fifty seven year-old right handed female with worsening dementia versus pseudodementia over approximately two years.

Findings: PET fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose scan with high resolution axial, sagittal, and coronal images demonstrate marked decreased uptake in the posterior parietal and temporal lobes bilaterally.

Ddx: Alzheimer's disease Parkinson's disease (advanced)

No MeSH data available.