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El propósito de la revisión es el diagnóstico y tratamiento tempranos. Los exámenes de revisión por lo general se administran a personas sin síntomas actuales, pero que podrían estar en alto riesgo de ciertas enfermedades o condiciones.

Exámenes o Indicaciones de Revisión

En este momento, no hay exámenes o indicaciones de revisión para la enfermedad de Alzheimer. Por lo general, la examinación no se inicia hasta que los síntomas se vuelven aparentes para el paciente o un miembro de la familia.

References:

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Alzheimer dementia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated August 19, 2013. Accessed September 6, 2013.

Alzheimer's disease medications fact sheet. National Institute on Aging website. Available at: http://www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers/Publications/medicationsfs.htm. Updated July 22, 2013. Accessed September 6, 2013.

Drago V, Babiloni C, Bartres-Faz D, et al. Disease tracking markers for Alzheimer’s disease at the prodromal (MCI) stage. J Alzhemier’s Dis. 2011;26 Suppl 3:159-199.

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Last reviewed August 2015 by Rimas Lukas, MD

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