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Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease
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Diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease is initially diagnosed through the following tests:

The only way to definitively diagnose Alzheimer's disease is at death, when the brain can be thoroughly examined for the plaque deposits which are associated with Alzheimer's disease. Not every case of this disease will ever be properly diagnosed as the symptoms may be too mild, or onset may occur just prior to death of another condition.


There are also a number of other diagnostic tests which can be done to help with diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease:


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  Last reviewed: 7 October 2007 || Last updated: 12 March 2009


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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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