Multi-infarct Dementia

Uneven, downward decline in mental

Small infarcts are followed by some

Onset may be confusion, followed by
gradual, spotty memory loss.

Speech disturbances may be present.

Hallucination and symptoms of delirium. Multi-infarct Dementia is
sometimes confused with Alzheimer’s disease.
With Multi-infarct Dementia, early treatment of hypertension and
vascular disease may prevent progression of the disease, unlike
Alzheimer’s disease, a clinically determined progressive dementia.