The authors describe a case of a 55-year-old woman who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease 1.5 years after a car accident in which she experienced a mild concussion. Extensive history taking disclosed no cognitive changes prior to the car accident. The case is discussed in view of the inflammation hypothesis regarding Alzheimer's disease and the role of the apolipoprotein E4 genotype of the patient.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurodegeneration|
|Editors||Rudy J. Castellani|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2020|
|Name||Advances in Alzheimer's Disease|