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PATHOLOGY, med. jur. The science or doctrine of diseases. In cases of homicides, abortions, and the like, it is of great consequence to the legal practitioner to be acquainted, in some degree, with pathology. 2 Chit. Pr. 42, note.

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In addition to this so-called "pure" vascular dementia, there are also cases of "mixed" dementia in which cerebrovascular and Alzheimer's pathologies coexist.
This fact, together with the frequent coexistence of vascular and Alzheimer's pathologies within individual patients, renders it difficult to provide definitive diagnoses based strictly on cognitive tests.