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Neuropsychology of sports-related head injury: Dementia pugilistica to post concussion syndrome.
She can't remember exactly when Mike was diagnosed with dementia pugilistica, but she said that it was more than 10 years ago.
PHOTO Jerry Quarry hit hard, but boxing hit harder, leaving him with dementia pugilistica.
The medical name for his condition was dementia pugilistica, severe brain damage caused by repeated blows to the head.
Too many fighters have fallen victim to dementia pugilistica, the insidious result of repeated blows to the head.