Basic Summary for Multi-Infarct Dementia


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Main name of condition: Multi-Infarct Dementia
Other names or spellings: Multi infarct Disease, MID


What is Multi-Infarct Dementia?
  Brief description of Multi-Infarct Dementia: Dementia due to brain blood clots and strokes.
  Parent types of Multi-Infarct Dementia: Dementia, Brain conditions
  Organs Affected by Multi-Infarct Dementia: brain, mental
  Types of Multi-Infarct Dementia: CADASIL (cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy)
How serious is Multi-Infarct Dementia?
  Prognosis of Multi-Infarct Dementia: Poor.
  Prognosis of Multi-Infarct Dementia: Prognosis for patients with MID is generally poor. Individuals with the disease may improve for short periods of time, then decline again. Early treatment and management of blood pressure may prevent further progression of the disorder. 1
  Complications of Multi-Infarct Dementia: see complications of Multi-Infarct Dementia
What causes Multi-Infarct Dementia?
  Risk factors for Multi-Infarct Dementia: see risk factors for Multi-Infarct Dementia
What are the symptoms of Multi-Infarct Dementia?
  Symptoms of Multi-Infarct Dementia: see symptoms of Multi-Infarct Dementia
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Multi-Infarct Dementia: see treatments for Multi-Infarct Dementia

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from NINDS Multi-Infarct Dementia Information Page: NINDS

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