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dialysis dementia


dialysis dementia

noun

Definition of DIALYSIS DEMENTIA

:  a neurological syndrome that occurs in some long-term dialysis patients, is associated with aluminum intoxication (as from aluminum-containing compounds in the dialysis fluid), and is marked especially by motor and speech disturbance (as dysarthria and myoclonus), progressive dementia, and seizures
March 06, 2015
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