Shining a light on posterior cortical atrophy

By Sebastian J. Crutch, Jonathan M. Schott, Gil D. Rabinovici, Bradley F. Boeve, Stefano F. Cappa, Bradford C. Dickerson, Bruno Dubois, Neill R. Graff-Radford, Pierre Krolak-Salmon, Manja Lehmann, Mario F. Mendez, Yolande Pijnenburg, Natalie S. Ryan, Philip Scheltens, Tim Shakespeare, David F. Tang-Wai, Wiesje M. van der Flier, Lisa Bain, Maria C. Carrillo, Nick C. Fox Abstract: Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) is a clinicoradiologic syndrome characterized by progressive decline in visual processing skills, relatively intact memory and language in the early stages, and atrophy of posterior brain regions. Misdiagnosis of PCA is common, owing not only to its relative rarity and unusual and variable presentation, but Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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