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Case 9 - “She Just Does Not Want to Do Things”

from Part 2 - Misidentifying the Impaired Cognitive Domain

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 November 2020

Keith Josephs
Affiliation:
Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Federico Rodriguez-Porcel
Affiliation:
Medical University of South Carolina
Rhonna Shatz
Affiliation:
University of Cincinnati
Daniel Weintraub
Affiliation:
University of Pennsylvania
Alberto Espay
Affiliation:
University of Cincinnati
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Summary

Brain imaging can be a very helpful tool in the diagnosis of cognitive and behavioral neurology. As with the clinical examination, it must be carefully interpreted. We present cases where subtle clues affected diagnosis.

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Common Pitfalls in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
A Case-Based Approach
, pp. 27 - 29
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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