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40 Possible Causes for Cortical Thinning, Impaired Judgement

  • Alzheimer Disease

    It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement. Consciousness is not affected.[] Na, Dae Ryong Kang and Sang Won Seo, Higher education affects accelerated cortical thinning in Alzheimer's disease: a 5-year preliminary longitudinal study, International[] ., posterior cingulate, precuneus, and/or temporoparietal cortices) on FDG-PET, and (3) cortical thinning/gray matter loss in a specific anatomic distribution (i.e., lateral[]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    ; disrupted insight, judgement, and thought; reduced processing speed; distractibility; and deficits in executive functions such as abstract reasoning, planning, problem-solving[] Blast-Exposed Veterans With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Show Greater Frontal Cortical Thinning and Poorer Executive Functioning .[] […] frontal atrophy may have impaired post-retrieval evaluation processes leading the patient to falsely conclude, based on more general characteristics of the study episode,[]

  • Schizophrenia

    Patterns of cortical thinning in different subgroups of schizophrenia. The British Journal of Psychiatry: the Journal of Mental Science 206, 479 – 483.[] Original Article Positive symptoms associate with cortical thinning in the superior temporal gyrus via the ENIGMA Schizophrenia consortium Department of Psychology, Georgia[] Cortical thinning in temporo-parietal junction (TPJ) in non-affective first-episode of psychosis patients with persistent negative symptoms. PLoS ONE 9, e101372.[]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement.[] thinning in bipolar I disorder, Translational Psychiatry, 10.1038/tp.2017.57, 7, 4, (e1086-e1086), (2017).[] The impairment in cognitive function is commonly accompanied, and occasionally preceded, by deterioration in emotional control, social behaviour, or motivation.[]

  • Multi-Infarct Dementia

    Insight and judgement may be relatively well preserved.[] Incident subcortical infarcts induce focal thinning in connected cortical regions. Neurology. 2012;79(20):2025–8.[] Symptoms tend to progress gradually or stepwise and comparatively slower than in multi- infarct dementia Generally associated with signs of subcortical pathology Early symptoms Impaired[]

  • Dialysis Dementia

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  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism

    The resultant bone resorption produces cortical thinning (subperiosteal resorption) and osteopenia.[] thinning 4 Ulnar deviation of the metacarpophalangeal joints 5 Dense bone filling the medullary cavity of the phalanges and metacarpals M1 Select Answer to see Preferred[] thinning : especially prominent in the phalanges of the hand (acroosteolysis) Salt-and-pepper skull Rugger-jersey spine sign References: [1] [4] [8] [9] [2] [10] [11] Treatment[]

  • Mania

    thinning in bipolar I disorder, Translational Psychiatry, 10.1038/tp.2017.57, 7, 4, (e1086-e1086), (2017).[] , F G Nery, T Chile, K Chaim, C da Costa Leite, R Machado-Vieira, M C G Otaduy and H Vallada, The CACNA1C risk allele rs1006737 is associated with age-related prefrontal cortical[]

  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    The best predictors of outcome to include aqueductal flow void , thinning of the corpus callosum, effacement of the sulci with absence of cortical atrophy and gait apraxia[] Evidence of cortical or hippocampal atrophy is not consistent with the diagnosis and degenerative diseases should be considered instead.[] Characteristic findings include rounding or bowing of the lateral and third ventricles, thinning of the corpus callosum, and a flow void in the aqueduct of Sylvius.[]

  • Cerebral Cortical Atrophy

    No thinning was detected in temporal or prefrontal cortices. Fig. 2. Cortical thinning on the medial brain surface in HIV/AIDS.[] This degeneration is essentially limited to the cortex and does not affect other, sub-cortical structures the way that Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases do.[] At this stage of HIV infection, cortical thinning in these association areas better accounted for cognitive symptoms than did cortical thinning in the primary cortical regions[]

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