binswanger's disease

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Binswanger's disease Bins·wang·er's disease (bĭn'swāng'ərz, bĭns'väng'ərz)
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. Also called Binswanger's encephalopathy.

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