Jun 25, 2020
In his early 20s, the participant began to have difficulty finding words and remembering certain things. He also started to show signs of personality changes. While in college, he started to have severe headaches, which required visits to the emergency room. Over the next few months, he began to experience a rapid neurological decline. This started with temporary memory loss (transient global amnesia) and loss of semantic memory (semantic dementia). During an extensive workup, multiple brain abnormalities were seen (cerebellar gliosis, ventriculomegaly, cerebral cortex atrophy, gliosis, focal white matter lesions, bilateral basal ganglia lesions, encephalomalacia).
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