What is the presentation of preclinical Alzheimer disease (AD)?

Updated: May 09, 2019
  • Author: Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MS, MEd; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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A patient with preclinical AD may appear completely normal on physical examination and mental status testing. At this stage, there is normally no alteration in judgment or the ability to perform activities of daily living.


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