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Word deafness mistaken for Alzheimer's disease
 — differential characteristics
Author(s)Mario F Mendez, Samuel Rosenberg
Journal titleJournal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol 39, no 2, February 1991
Pagespp 209-211
KeywordsHearing Impairment ; Dementia ; United States of America.
AnnotationThe correct differentiation of pure word deafness, (PWD), from Alzheimer's has implications for the prognosis and treatment of patients. This report evaluated a patient who was misdiagnosed, and characterises the clinical features of PWD, comparing them to Alzheimer's.
Accession NumberCPA-910312005 A
ClassmarkBV: EA: 7T

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