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Aloysius "Alois" Alzheimer (German pronunciation: [ˈaːloˌis ˈalts.haɪmɐ]) (14 Juin 1864 – 19 December 1915) wis a German psychiatrist an neuropathologist an a colleague o Emil Kraepelin. Alzheimer is creditit wi identifyin the first published case o "presenile dementia", which Kraepelin would later identify as Alzheimer's disease.[1]

Aloysius Alzheimer
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Dr. Alois Alzheimer
Born 14 Juin 1864(1864-06-14)
Marktbreit, Bavarie
Died 19 December 1915(1915-12-19) (aged 51)
Breslau, Prussia (nou Wrocław, Poland)
Cause o daith
Heart failur
Eddication Varsity o Tübingen
Varsity o Würzburg
Kent for First published case o "presenile dementia" (Alzheimer's disease)
Medical career
Perfaision Psychiatrist, Physeecian
Institutions Institute for the Insane an Epileptic ("Irrenschloss"), Frankfurt am Main
Specialism Neuropathology
Signatur Alois Alzheimer signature.svg

ReferencesEedit

  1. Berrios G E (1991) Alzheimer’s Disease: A Conceptual History. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 5: 355-365