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Cognitive impairment occurs when there is a problem with
perceiving, thinking, or remembering. Strokes are a common cause of cognitive
impairment. Other causes include head injuries and some chronic diseases, such
as sickle cell disease or multiple sclerosis.
Cognitive impairment may cause difficulties with:
Therapy may help a person make the most of his or her abilities.
September 20, 2012
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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