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Familial British dementia

Disease

Familial British dementia is a form of dementia. It was first reported by Cecil Charles Worster-Drought in 1933 and is therefore also known as Worster-Drought syndrome. It is caused by a mutation in the ITM2B gene (also known as BRI2); a different mutation of the same gene causes the similar syndrome of familial Danish dementia. The combination of amyloid pathology and neurofibrillary tangles...More