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Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
 
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Published online 2014 May 8. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000000063

TABLE 1.

Disease Progression
Dialysis EncephalopathyProgressionAlzheimer Disease Progression
Intermittent speech difficultiesImpaired recent memory with lack of insight
EEG abnormalitiesImpaired executive functioning
Memory loss, dyspraxia, myoclonusProblems of visuospatial perception, praxis, and language (eg, word finding and comprehension), with irritability and apathy
Seizures, loss of motor coordination and speechDementia and motor signs (Bradykinesia, rigidity, and gradual progression to fetal posture)
Death 6 months after initial symptomsDeath 5 to 10 years after initial symptoms

EEG, electroencephalogram.