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DOID DOID:10652
Name Alzheimer's disease
Definition A tauopathy that is characterized by memory lapses, confusion, emotional instability and progressive loss of mental ability and results in progressive memory loss, impaired thinking, disorientation, and changes in personality and mood starting and leads in advanced cases to a profound decline in cognitive and physical functioning and is marked histologically by the degeneration of brain neurons especially in the cerebral cortex and by the presence of neurofibrillary tangles and plaques containing beta-amyloid.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alzheimer%27s_disease, http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alzheimer%27s%20disease, http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/alzheimers-disease-fact-sheet
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CSP2005:0485-6737

EFO:0000249

GARD:10254

ICD10CM:G30

ICD10CM:G30.9

ICD9CM:331.0

KEGG:05010

ls:IEDB

MESH:D000544

NCI:C2866

OMIM:604154

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:26929004

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:73768007

UMLS_CUI:C0002395

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Alzheimer disease [EXACT]

Alzheimers dementia [EXACT]

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is_a tauopathy

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