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Further rare and unusual dementias

  • Susham Gupta, Olivia Fiertag, Thanakumar Thanulingam, Elena Ros, Bryan Strange and James Warner...
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In the second of two articles on rare causes of dementia, the authors describe toxic, iatrogenic, nutritional, traumatic, metabolic, neoplastic and autoimmune causes of dementia. Disorders are graded according to their prevalence, to give an idea of the likelihood of their presentation. Guidance is given on the investigation of uncommon cognitive impairment and dementia, especially in early-onset illness.

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Dr Susham Gupta, Nightingale House, St Charles Hospital, Exmoor Street, London W10 6DZ, UK. Email: susham.gupta@eastlondon.nhs.uk
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Diaqnosis and management of dementia in younger adults are discussed in Advances in Jefferies K, Agrawal N (2009) Early-onset dementia, 15: 380–388. Ed.

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