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Amyloid-beta (A{beta}) deposition is one of the hallmark pathologies in both sporadic Alzheimer's disease (sAD) and autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease (ADAD), the latter of which is caused by mutations in genes involved in A{beta} processing. Despite A{beta} deposition being a centerpiece to both sAD and ADAD, some differences between these AD subtypes have been observed with respect to the spatial pattern of A{beta}. Previous work has shown that the spatial pattern of A{beta} in individuals spanning the sAD spectrum can be reproduced with high accuracy using an epidemic spreading model (ESM), which simulates the diffusion of A{beta} across neuronal connections and is constrained by individual rates of A{beta} production and clearance. However, it has not been investigated whether A{beta} deposition in the rarer ADAD can be modeled in the same way, and if so, how congruent the spreading patterns of A{beta} across sAD and ADAD are. We leverage the ESM as a data-driven approach to probe individual-level variation in the spreading patterns of A{beta} across three different large-scale imaging datasets (2 SAD, 1 ADAD). We applied the ESM separately to the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging initiative (N=737), the Open Access Series of Imaging Studies (N=510), and the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer's Network (N=249), the latter two of which were processed using an identical pipeline. We assessed inter- and intra-individual model performance in each dataset separately, and further identified the most likely epicenter of A{beta} spread for each individual. Using epicenters defined in previous work in sAD, the ESM provided moderate prediction of the regional pattern of A{beta} deposition across all three datasets. We further find that, while the most likely epicenter for most A{beta}-positive subjects overlaps with the default mode network, 13% of ADAD individuals were best characterized by a striatal origin of A{beta} spread. These subjects were also distinguished by being younger than ADAD subjects with a DMN A{beta} origin, despite having a similar estimated age of symptom onset. Together, our results suggest that most ADAD patients express A{beta} spreading patters similar to those of sAD, but that there may be a subset of ADAD patients with a separate, striatal phenotype.

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