Problem

Multi-infarct dementia

Nature:
Intellectual impairment can result when a series of small strokes occurs (multi-infarct dementia). Built-up atherosclerotic plaques can be surgically removed or medically treated in order to prevent future strokes from occurring. If action is taken early enough, the patient can be helped.
Broader Problems:
Dementia
Subject(s):
Health Care Mental health
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
13.12.2004 – 00:00 CET