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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Aravind Reddy Kothagadi M.B.B.S[2]

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CT scan of the brain may be helpful in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Findings include enlargement of cerebral sulci, loss of gyral volume and mild dilation of the ventricular system.

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References

  1. Cuttler JM, Moore ER, Hosfeld VD, Nadolski DL (2016). "Treatment of Alzheimer Disease With CT Scans: A Case Report". Dose Response. 14 (2): 1559325816640073. doi:10.1177/1559325816640073. PMC 4826954. PMID 27103883.
  2. Chiaravalloti A, Fiorentini A, Ursini F, Martorana A, Koch G, Belli L; et al. (2016). "Is cerebral glucose metabolism related to blood-brain barrier dysfunction and intrathecal IgG synthesis in Alzheimer disease?: A 18F-FDG PET/CT study". Medicine (Baltimore). 95 (37): e4206. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000004206. PMC 5402543. PMID 27631200.

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