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PRESSURE-SORE SKIN TEST CAN HELP EARLY DETECTION AND DIAGNOSIS OF DEMENTIA

BYJUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH JULY 9, 2017 17:15

Changes in the skin tissue of dementia patients make them more vulnerable to the development of pressure ulcers.

The abnormal brain changes which lead to dementia also cause changes in the skin that give rise to pressure ulcers, according to researchers at Jerusalem’s Herzog Medical Center. Thus, they say, a skin test can be used as a tool for early detection and diagnosis of dementia and could delay or halt the disease.

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