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Alzheimer's Disease FAQs (cont.)

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Authors and Editors

Author: Norberto Alvarez, MD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: eMedicine.com. Alzheimer Disease.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1134817-overview>


Last Editorial Review: 11/11/2010

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