Dementia reversible causes

DEMENTIA

  • Drugs and alcohol esp. anticholinergics
  • Emotions e.g. depression
  • Metabolic derangement e.g. hypothyroid, electrolyte abnormalities
  • Eyes and ears in decline
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Tumor
  • Infection e.g. encephalitis, HIV, syphilis
  • Anaemia e.g. vit B12, folate deficiency
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