Binswanger's disease

[ bĭnswăng′ərz, bĭnsväng′ərz ]

n.

Organically caused dementia that is associated with chronic high blood pressure and that is characterized by recurrent edema of cerebral white matter with secondary demyelination.Binswanger's encephalopathy


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