What are the signs and symptoms of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)?

Updated: Apr 22, 2019
  • Author: Sonal Mehta, MD; Chief Editor: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA  more...
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Answer

Symptoms of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are often vague and include the following:

  • Memory loss

  • Language disturbance (eg, difficulty in finding words)

  • Attention deficit (eg, difficulty in following or focusing on conversations)

  • Deterioration in visuospatial skills (eg, disorientation in familiar surroundings in the absence of motor and sensory conditions that would account for the complaint)


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