Stroke-Related Dementia (cont.)
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Stroke-Related Dementia Symptoms
Cognitive symptoms may appear abruptly, over weeks or months in a stepwise manner, or even gradually over years. The appearance of symptoms varies by the type of stroke and the part of the brain affected. Cognitive decline usually occurs within 3 months of a recognized stroke and may indicate vascular dementia.
The following are common symptoms of vascular dementia:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/26/2014
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