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is dementia hereditary

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is dementia hereditary
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Kaushik replied 8 years ago.

Hi there,

 

There are many types of dementia , but out of all , only foue are hereditary in origin , these are---

1) Familial Alzheimers Dementia

2)Fronto temporal dementia linked to chromosome 17

3)Familial prion disease dementia

4)Huntingtons Dementia

 

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