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    NINCDS-ADRDA Criteria for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Diagnoses Alzheimer's disease (AD), alternative to IWG-2 Criteria.
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    Required Criterion for Definite Alzheimer's Disease

    Plus all criteria for Probable Alzheimer’s Disease

    Criteria for Probable Alzheimer's Disease

    Must have all 6

    Criteria for Possible Alzheimer's Disease

    Must have all 3

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    Dr. Guy M. McKhann

    About the Creator

    Guy M. McKhann, MD, is a professor of neurology and neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. McKhann’s primary research is focused on neurodegenerative diseases.

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