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Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Trauma as a Trigger for Dementia
Can a trauma trigger Dementia, not specifically a head injury, but a very heavy fall? Resulting in broken bones.
It is unlikely that trauma without significant head injury and loss of conscious could contribute to a dementia.
Peter J Whitehouse, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University