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This high degree of accuracy was attained by the widespread adoption of an intensive clinical evaluation that required a careful clinical history, mental status testing, and neuropsychological and neuropsychiatric examination, all office procedures. In addition, this evaluation required blood tests to rule out various unusual but important metabolic disorders that might produce cognitive impairment, and an imaging procedure (such as a CT scan) to rule out the rare dementias secondary to hydrocephalus or midline tumors that do not present with focal signs.
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36 The loss of synapses is proportionally greater than the loss of neuronal cell bodies, and so one can infer that the synapses are lost before the cell body. 38 The inadequacy of the microtubule transport mechanism would lead to diminished axoplasmic flow whether the phosphorylated tau is formed into paired helical filaments or is simply present in solution rather than bound to tubules. Diminished axoplasmic flow would lead to dystrophic changes in neurites and to loss © 1996 by CRC Press, LLC of the synaptic terminals.
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