Medical Dictionary: MID


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MID: Another name for Multi-Infarct Dementia.
MID (condition): Dementia due to brain blood clots and strokes.

MID: Multi-infarct dementia (MID), a common cause of dementia in the elderly, occurs when blood clots block small blood vessels in the brain and destroy brain tissue. Probable risk factors are high blood pressure and advanced age. 1

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

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